Trains to Bishops Stortford

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Bishop's Stortford is a historic market town in Hertfordshire, it borders with Essex and it is located nearby London Stansted Airport. The town is situated 27 miles (43 km) north east of London Charing Cross and 35 miles (56 km) by rail from Liverpool Street Station.  The town centre is immediately to the north of the station across the River Stort. The town offers to its citizens and visitors Jackson Square shopping centre. The town offers other retails brand shop including independent stores spread in the town centre that also offer numerous pubs and restaurants. Visitors are advised to explore the remnants of Waytemore Castle, its gardens and the castle ruins alongside the river. Bishop's Stortford is the London terminus of the train line to Cambridge which is operated by Greater Anglia on the West Anglia Main Line. Four trains depart from Bishop’s Stortford station every hour directed to London Liverpool Street, two to Stratford, two to Cambridge and two services run by the Stansted Express service are directed to Stansted Airport. On Sundays these train services are reduced. Travellers are advised to purchase train tickets to Bishops Stortford online and in advance to benefit from early booking discounts that can reach up to 43% on the original train ticket fare.

Bishop's Stortford train station is equipped with three platforms connected to each other by a bridge. Lifts are available to ease step‐free access. Passengers who require accessibility assistance are advised to seek help from designated members of staff available at the station or to book staff’s assistance prior travelling. Platform 1 one serves trains directed to Stansted Airport and Cambridge. Platform 2 is used for services to London Liverpool Street and Stratford, whereas, Platform 3 is used for trains that terminate at this station and a few services from and to Cambridge operated via Stansted Airport. The station has two entrances.

One from Dane Street where the ticket office, toilets, waiting room and a shop are located, while the second entrance on London Road with direct access to platforms 2 and 3. The station offers to passengers a waiting room and retail outlets, together with car parking and bicycles racks located just outside the train station. Wi‐Fi and CCTV surveillance services operate at this station. Book train tickets to Bishop’s Stortford and organise a family trip to this lively historic town and to its heritage.