Downham Market

Downham Market at a glance


Downham Market station
Railway Road
Downham Market
PE38 9EN

Ticket office:

Monday to Friday: 06:00 - 17:00
Saturday: 07:10 - 13:30
Sunday: Unavailable
  • Ticket office
  • Prepurchase collection
  • Car park
  • Ticket machine
  • Toilets
  • Taxi-rank
Load stations
Last updated:
Staffing level Part time
Information systems
  • DepartureScreens
  • Announcements
Ticket office opening times
  • Monday to Friday: 06:00 - 17:00
  • Saturday: 07:10 - 13:30
  • Sunday: Unavailable
Pre-purchase collection Yes
Ticket machine Yes
Oyster cards issued here No
Use Oyster cards here No
Oyster cards information

Oyster cannot be used at this station.

Smartcards issued here Yes
Validate Smartcards here No
Smartcards information

For more information on using the Key smartcard, please visit:

Penalty fares TL
Left luggage

Available: No

Lost property
  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours
Seated area
Waiting room

A heated waiting room is available on platforms 1 and 2 between 05:40 and 17:30. Access to the waiting shelter on platform 1 is not step free.

Waiting Rooms normally available when station is staffed.

Station buffet

WC located on platform 1

Baby changing facilities

Wifi is not yet available at this station.


Assistance can be pre booked up to two hours before departure by contacting Assisted Travel .

Whether you pre book assistance or travel on a 'turn up and go' basis, we recommend arriving 20 minutes prior to your train departing. This is to allow us to make sure arrangements are in place at your destination, or interchange, station such as the availability of staff and lifts. If there is insufficient time to check these arrangements, we may assist you onto the next available train.

For further information on assisted travel please see:

Accessibility at the station - Great Northern .


For help with planning your journey or to book assistance, please contact our assisted travel helpline to discuss your requirements on:

Telephone: 0800 058 2844


The assisted travel helpline is not available on Christmas Day.

  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours
Staff help

A staff-operated ramp is required for step-free access between train and platform at this station. Station staff are usually available at the times listed.

Our Mobile Assistance Team is available to help you to complete your journey from this station if it is unstaffed.

If you have not booked assistance and require help boarding at this station, then on arrival please contact this team by either:

  • pressing the 'emergency & assisted travel' Help Point button
  • calling us on the freephone number 0808 168 1238 - Please note this is for immediate assistance only
  • texting us on 07970 511077

We will then arrange for our Mobile Assistance Team to reach you in good time before your train is scheduled to depart.

Whether you pre-book your assistance or prefer more flexibility, we recommend arriving 20 minutes before your train is scheduled to depart.

  • Monday to Friday: 06:00 - 17:00
  • Saturday: 07:10 - 13:30
  • Sunday: Unavailable
Induction loop available Yes
Ticket machine

All Great Northern ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. Ticket machines are of an accessible design, however their location and the station itself may not be so please check the station access note for further details

Ramp for train access available
Accessible taxis information
National Key toilets available
Step free access

This is a Category B1 station: Step-free access to both platforms via separate entrances. Access between platforms via the street and a level crossing.

Assistance Meeting Point is ticket office.

Ticket gates
Impaired mobility set down available

Located at the front of the station

Cycle storage available Yes
Cycle storage spaces 24
Cycle storage sheltered No
Cycle storage CCTV Yes
Cycle storage location

Station entrance

Cycle storage types
  • Stands
Car park 1 Station Car Park
Car park 1 operator APCOA Parking UK
Car park 1 spaces 113
Car park 1 opening times
  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours
Car park 1 charges
  • Daily: £5.80
  • Weekly: £26.60
  • Monthly: £105.40
  • Three monthly: £285.80
  • Annual: £913.90
Car park 1 contact details


Rail replacement information

The rail replacement bus stop location is shown on the ‘Rail Replacement Bus Map’ below.

Rail replacement map links
Taxi rank


Onward travel

Information to plan your onward journey is available in the ‘Onward Travel Information Map’, located in the ‘Maps’ section below.