Many trains run into and out of Leighton Buzzard every day. The station opens before the first train arrives and closes after the last service leaves.
Leighton Buzzard is home to the 2ft-gauge Leighton Buzzard Railway, which opened in 1919. It was originally built to transport sand from the Double Arches and Vandyke Quarry, but now operates passenger services between Page’s Park and Stonehenge Works.
Ticket Vending Machines
Leighton Buzzard Station has ticket vending machines that accept cash, cards and Oyster cards. They are open from 06:00 until 20:00 and are situated in the booking hall. All of the stations toilets are National key toilets and operate with a RADAR key (available from station staff upon request).
The ticket office at Leighton Buzzard is located on platform 4. It is open every day that trains are running to and from the station, opening just before the first train leaves and closing when the last train departs. During the busiest periods, there may be longer queues at the ticket office.
If you are travelling by car, it is advisable to pre-book your parking space at Leighton Buzzard Station via YourParkingSpace. This will guarantee you a space and avoid any unnecessary wait times. There are also electric vehicle charging points at the station.
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The toilets at Leighton Buzzard Station are open every day that services arrive into or depart from the station. They are located in the Booking Hall and can be accessed using a National key or radar key. The accessible toilet has a lateral transfer space and wall mounted grab rails.
The station is situated in the town of Leighton Buzzard, a market town in Bedfordshire which is home to the Leighton Buzzard Light Railway and features lots of independent shops and a weekly market. It is also a good base to explore nearby areas of Buckinghamshire including Milton Keynes and Dunstable.
The station consists of four platforms. Platforms 1 and 2 are served by fast services to London Euston and Birmingham New Street while platforms 3 and 4 serve slower services, including those to Milton Keynes and South Croydon. The main station building, which includes a ticket hall and shops, opens on to platform 4. The other platforms can be accessed via a footbridge from the car park or from Southcourt Avenue (for platform 1). The station is managed by London Northwestern Railway.
Trains to and from London depart and arrive at Leighton Buzzard Station on a regular basis, although this may vary during weekends or holidays. The ticket office opens before the first service of the day leaves and closes after the last train departs.
The station has four platforms: platforms 1 and 2 serve fast services between London Euston and Birmingham New Street, while platforms 3 and 4 are used by stopping services to Milton Keynes and South Croydon. A footbridge connects the platform and the main station building, which also houses shops, restaurants and toilets.
There are two car parks at the station, one is free and the other requires a ticket. Both have spaces for disabled drivers. Motorcycle parking is permitted in the cycle area and motorcycle bays. Parking tickets must be purchased from machines.
If you need assistance when using the station, please speak to a member of staff or see our on-board conductors. If you are traveling with children or a wheelchair, the meeting point for our on-board crew is on the platform where your service is due to depart.