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Our Directions


To plan your journey to us by train visit National Rail.

The nearest train stations with bus connections to Haconby are Peterborough and Stamford.

Peterborough Rail Station is on the East Coast Mainline operated by Virgin. It is served by regular services from:

  • London Kings Cross
  • Leeds
  • York
  • Newcastle
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow

Stamford Rail Station* is on the Birmingham-Leicester-Cambridge-Stansted Airport line operated by Cross Country Trains. It is served by regular services from:

  • Peterborough
  • Cambridge
  • Leicester
  • Birmingham

See our interchange information below and bus directions page for connecting from the train station to us.

*At Stamford station there is no ground level access from the westbound platform (trains from Cambridge and Peterborough) after 12pm or on weekends. Bikes, buggies, etc. can only exit the station if carried over the pedestrian bridge.

Rail / Bus Interchange - Peterborough

  • From the station ticket hall turn right and then cross the station access road using the zebra crossing.
  • Cross the station access road again, continuing towards the multi-story car park.
  • Turn right after the car park and immediately access the pedestrian bridge to cross Bourges Boulevard dual carriageway.
  • Enter Queensgate Shopping Centre and follow the signs to access the bus station immediately after entering.

Rail / Bus Interchange - Stamford

  • From the station forecourt proceed straight ahead on to Gresley Drive and follow the road until you reach the junction with the car park on your left.
  • Turn left and walk across the bridge on to the Meadows. Follow the path across the Meadows, exiting across the second bridge.
  • Continue up Castle Dyke, the road directly in front of you, and at the top turn left up the bus station access ramp.

Virgin East Coast Cycle Policy

Virgin East Coast will carry your cycle free of charge if you have a valid ticket. However, please be sure to reserve your cycle onto the train of your choice before you travel, as they will not carry your cycle unless it has been reserved and only carry up to five cycles per train.

If you have a folding bike, you can carry these as normal hand luggage.

See the dedicated cycling page on their website for more information.

Cross Country Trains Cycle Policy

You can take your bike free of charge on Cross Country services. You are advised to reserve a bike space before you travel. Bike reservations are free and can be made by calling 0844 811 0124.

All Cross Country trains have two reservable bike spaces. Bikes for which no reservation has been made will be accepted on a first come, first served basis and can only be carried subject to space being available.

If you have a folding bike, you can carry these as normal hand luggage.

See the dedicated cycling page on their website for more information.