Stowmarket Rail Station to Retford Rail Station - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 5 hours 14 mins

Stowmarket Rail Station to Retford Rail Station

Leave at 22:30 and arrive at 07:33
Journey time 09:03
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Greater Anglia to London Liverpool Street

  • Ipswich Rail Station
  • Manningtree Rail Station
  • Colchester Rail Station
  • Witham (Essex) Rail Station
  • Chelmsford Rail Station
  • Shenfield Rail Station
  • Stratford (London) Rail Station
  • London Liverpool Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Hammersmith & City line or Circle line or Metropolitan line to King's Cross St.Pancras

  • Moorgate Underground Station
  • Barbican Underground Station
  • Farringdon Underground Station
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to King's Cross Rail Station

  • King's Cross Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for London North Eastern Railway to Retford

  • Stevenage Rail Station
  • Peterborough Rail Station
  • Grantham Rail Station
  • Newark North Gate Rail Station
  • Retford Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Stowmarket Rail Station to Retford Rail Station

Leave at 06:12 and arrive at 08:46
Journey time 02:34
You will need to make 2 changes

Start with Greater Anglia to Peterborough

  • Bury St Edmunds Rail Station
  • Ely Rail Station
  • Manea Rail Station
  • March Rail Station
  • Whittlesea Rail Station
  • Peterborough Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for London North Eastern Railway to Retford

  • Grantham Rail Station
  • Newark North Gate Rail Station
  • Retford Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Stowmarket Rail Station to Retford Rail Station

Leave at 06:33 and arrive at 10:38
Journey time 04:05
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Greater Anglia to Cambridge

  • Elmswell Rail Station
  • Thurston Rail Station
  • Bury St Edmunds Rail Station
  • Kennett Rail Station
  • Newmarket Rail Station
  • Dullingham Rail Station
  • Cambridge Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Thameslink to Stevenage

  • Royston Rail Station
  • Ashwell & Morden Rail Station
  • Baldock Rail Station
  • Letchworth Rail Station
  • Hitchin Rail Station
  • Stevenage Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

Stevenage: The lifts will be out of order between the bus stop / taxi rank and the station until October 2021 at Stevenage station. Alternative ramp access will be available from the town centre or leisure park

Change for London North Eastern Railway to Doncaster

  • Grantham Rail Station
  • Doncaster Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

Stevenage: The lifts will be out of order between the bus stop / taxi rank and the station until October 2021 at Stevenage station. Alternative ramp access will be available from the town centre or leisure park

Change for London North Eastern Railway to Retford

  • Retford Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time


Return journey: Retford Rail Station to Stowmarket Rail Station


Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

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