Lowestoft

Lowestoft station front entrance
Lowestoft station front entrance

Lowestoft is the easternmost railway station in Britain; it is located within the town centre; just across the street is the pedestrianised shopping district. The beach is a just a few minutes walk from the station. Lowestoft is served by trains on the East Suffolk Lines from Ipswich and the Wherry Lines to Norwich. The station is staffed seven days a week.

Station Facilities

  • Staffed – The ticket office is open 06.10 – 17.30 Monday to – Friday, 06.40 – 17.05 Saturday, and 08.00 – 16.15 Sunday
  • Ticket Machine – main concourse; accepts credit and debit card
  • Help Point – main concourse
  • Real Time information screen – both platforms
  • Timetable information board – on the platform
  • Bicycle stalls – Multiple (secure cycle park and also 6 stands) 
  • Car Park – Pay & Display – 77 spaces (3 spaces for disabled parking); a free 20 minute short stay car park is located on the Station Square side of the station
  • Bus Connections – 61/99/146 to Pakefield and Kessingland, X2/X22/103 to Carlton Colville, 1/1A/X1/61 to Hopton and Gorleston (connections to Great Yarmouth)
  • Station-to-Station Walks – The Easterling to Oulton Broad South station

Lowestoft station houses a public exhibition space in the old parcels office which can be hired for events and meetings. A visitor information point is located next door. Both are run by Station Regeneration East, a community interest company.

COVID-19/CORONAVIRUS: Face coverings are required on public transport

The government has published safer travel advice for passengers

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