Trains to Warwick

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Warwick is a county town of Warwickshire, it lies near River Avon, 11 miles (18 km) south of Coventry and just west of Leamington Spa and Whitnash. The town is characterised by beautiful landmarks such as Warwick Castle, a well‐preserved medieval castle (12th century) surrounded by gardens, lawns and woodland. Kenilworth Castle is located in Warwick, a ruined castle with carved arbors, aviary and marble fountains. Market Hall Museum, where is exhibited the history of Warwickshire. Collegiate Church of St Mary that is located in the town centre just east of the market place. Nature lovers are advised to visit the Mill Garden, a riverside plot of flowers and plants with stunning views of Warwick Castle and the remnants of an ancient bridge. Jephson Gardens, a charming Victorian garden featuring exotic tropical plants and lake and Priory Park, a nature trail hosting specimen trees and wildlife. Warwick hosts a number of museums including St. John’s House Museum, a Victorian home where visitors have access to the kitchen, classroom, toy display and gardens and Market Hall Museum where the town history is exhibited in a prominent 17th century building.

Warwick station opened in 1852 and is today the principal train station in town. There is a second train station, Warwick Parkways that opened in 2000 and is located on the town’s outskirts. Warwick railway station is served by Chiltern Railways that also manages the station and by West Midlands and CrossCountry trains that operate less‐frequent services. Chiltern Railways operated hourly trains between London Marylebone and Birmingham Snow Hill. It also runs a service to Leamington Spa and either Stratford‐uponAvon or Birmingham Moor Street, this service runs every two hours, and a limited weekday peak through service between Marylebone and Kidderminster that stops at Warwick station.

At peak times, these are additional services operated by West Midlands Trains running between Leamington Spa and Stourbridge Junction/Kidderminster or Worcester Shrub Hill.

Warwick station is equipped with two platforms linked by a subway. Platform 1 serves trains running to and from to Birmingham and Stratford‐upon‐Avon. Whereas trains travelling to and from London depart from platform 2. To avoid missing the train passengers are advised to purchase Advanced train tickets to Warwick or other destinations online and collect these from self‐service ticket vending machines available at the train station prior departure.

Warwick station facilities include a real‐time electronic arrival and departure boards,  a staffed ticket office and a self‐service ticket machine located outside the station building. Passengers travelling by train are advised to purchase Advanced train tickets to Warwick to benefit from discounted rates and special deals. Whereas those who are departing from Warwick station can benefit from an indoor waiting room right by Platform 1 and two outside waiting shelters, one on each platform. Platform 1 has step‐free access from the ticket office, but wheelchair users may need assistance to access platform 2. Passengers requiring with accessibility requirements are advised to book assistance in advance or to ask one of the designated members of staff available at the station.

There are a café selling food and refreshments to travellers, disabled toilets and bike racks on Platform 1 and additional bike racks available outside the train station. There is a car parking outside Warwick train station, although parking spaces are limited and there is a charge by the hour for it. A taxi rank is located outside the train station and it is operated by the local company called Castle Cabs. Wi‐Fi and CCTV surveillance services are available at this train station. Book train tickets to Warwick today and start planning your journey today!