Station message

On 27th June 2024 between 11:00 and 12:00, there will be BT upgrade works taking place at Manningtree station. This means that during this time, customer information screens and PA announcements will not be available, and tickets will not be able to be purchased or collected.

Manningtree at a glance


Manningtree station
Station Approach, off A137
CO11 2LH

Ticket office:

Monday to Friday: 05:45 - 20:45
Saturday: 05:45 - 20:45
Sunday: 07:50 - 19:15
  • Ticket office
  • Prepurchase collection
  • Car park
  • Ticket machine
  • Toilets
  • Wifi
  • Seated area available
* This information is updated every few minutes and is provided as a guide only - we are unable to guarantee a space will still be available when you arrive at the station.
Load stations
Last updated:
Staffing level Part time
Information systems
  • DepartureScreens
  • Announcements
Station operator Greater Anglia
Ticket office opening times
  • Monday to Friday: 05:45 - 20:45
  • Saturday: 05:45 - 20:45
  • Sunday: 07:50 - 19:15
Pre-purchase collection Yes
Ticket machine Yes
Smartcards issued here Yes
Top up Smartcards here Yes
Validate Smartcards here Yes
Smartcards information

Greater Anglia Smartcards can be obtained from

Penalty fares LE
Top up Smartcards here Yes
Customer service information

Monday-Saturday 08:00-20:00Sunday 10:00-20:00Bank Holidays 09:00-18:00

The hours shown are for the Customer Relations team on 0345 600 7245 (option 8).

Closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Left luggage
Lost property
  • Monday to Sunday and All bank holidays: 24 hours
Seated area
Waiting room

The waiting room is located in the station building on Platform 3 (for trains towards Ipswich and Norwich).

  • Monday to Friday: 05:30 - 22:30
  • Saturday: 05:30 - 22:30
  • Sunday: 07:45 - 21:30
Station buffet

Manningtree Station Buffet


Self-service vending machine providing cold drinks and snacks


The female toilets are located on Platform 2 (for trains towards London), with the accessible and the male toilets at the side entrance to the same platform. An accessible toilet is available for radar key holders. All toilets at this station are scheduled to be open at the following times:

Monday - Friday 05:30 - 22:00Saturday 05:30 - 22:00Sunday 07:45 - 21:30

Baby changing facilities
Post box

We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here.


0800 028 28 78


08:00 - 20:00

  • Monday to Sunday: 08:00 - 20:00
Staff help

Assistance is provided by station staff or on board staff during the hours of train service operation. Booking is recommended. For customers ending their journeys at Manningtree and arriving after 23:30 who require assistance off the train, we recommend travelling on services heading to Norwich so that the on-board staff can assist.

What assistance is available for customers using this station?

  • Board and alight
  • Ramp assistance
  • Luggage (on and off train only)
  • Ticket sale on board

How can Turn Up And Go (TUAG) assistance be requested by customers using this station?

  • By speaking with a member of station staff
  • By calling 0345 600 7245 (option 4)
  • By selecting the help button on the ticket machine at this station
  • By using one of the two Help Points at this station
  • Monday to Friday: 05:15 - 23:45
  • Saturday: 05:15 - 23:45
  • Sunday: 07:30 - 22:30
Induction loop available Yes
Ticket machine
Accessible booking office counter available
Ramp for train access available
Accessible taxis information

Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster

National Key toilets available
Step free access

This station has step free access to all platforms via lifts, and the lifts are now open 24 hours a day.

This station is a category B2 station according to ORR station classification system.

Assistance meeting point is the ticket office.

Ticket gates
Impaired mobility set down available

Manningtree Station Car Park

Car park 1 Station Car Park
Car park 1 operator National Car Parks Ltd
Car park 1 spaces 570
Car park 1 opening times
  • Monday to Friday: 24 hours
  • Saturday: 24 hours
  • Sunday: 24 hours
Car park 1 charges
  • Off-peak: £5.80
  • Per hour: £1.00
  • Daily: £7.90
  • Weekly: £32.00
  • Monthly: £147.00
  • Three monthly: £421.00
  • Annual: £1,471.00
Car park 1 contact details

Telephone: 0345 050 7080


No bus information available.
Cycle storage available Yes
Cycle storage spaces 268
Cycle storage sheltered Yes
Cycle storage CCTV Yes
Cycle storage location

There are two cycle compounds adjacent to the 20-minute parking bays on the access road to the station - one has 104 spaces available and the secure compound has 80 spaces. There is another secure compound beyond the side entrance to the station at the far end of Platform 2 (for trains towards London) which has 32 stands available. A further ten stands are located beyond the smaller station building at the side entrance to the station and these can be accessed from Platform 2.

Cycle storage types
  • Compounds
  • Stands
  • Racks
Rail replacement information

Rail replacement bus services pick up and drop off at the station forecourt, just outside the entrance to the station.

Don’t get stuck on the train

If you're travelling from London to Manningtree station, please travel in the front coaches as the doors on the last coach may not open at Manningtree. This is for Greater Anglia trains with 10 or 12 coaches only as the doors on the last coach will not open at Manningtree.

Virtual tours

Want to check how accessible Manningtree station is for you? Check out our virtual tours.