Rail services operate out of Retford station to local, national and international destinations.

Car parking is available on a daily, weekly, or week-end basis, but space is limited and it fills up quickly. Additional Long-stay, Short-stay and Permit-holder parking is available outside the station.

Retford Station Facilities

National Rail Enquiries for Retford

Local Services

Northern Rail operates local services between Lincoln and Sheffield.

Northern Rail

National Services

LNER (The Government) operates the East Coast line services running from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh and Glasgow. However, only around 1 in 4 trains stop at Retford.


First Hull Trains operates a service between Hull and London Kings Cross on a daily basis. Much smaller trains, and they get very busy.

First Hull Trains

International Services

International Eurostar services running to and from Europe via the Channel Tunnel now operate out of St Pancras Station in London. This is right next door to London Kings Cross station.

St Pancras International

Retford Station

Retford station is also the current home of Bassetlaw Railway Society, who occupy a number of the old waiting rooms on platform 1.