Trains from Retford to Ely

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There are up to 22 trains per day from Retford to Ely.

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Train journey information from Retford to Ely

How much is a train ticket from Retford to Ely?

Take the train from Retford to Ely from just £25.10 one-way based on a return fare. Plan your journey online to see the cheapest train tickets to Ely for your chosen travel times.

How long does it take to travel from Retford to Ely by train?

The average journey time from Retford to Ely takes 1 hour 58 minutes. Journey times may be slightly longer at weekends and on Bank Holidays. Check journey times on your travel dates with our online journey planner or download a timetable.

How many trains a day are there from Retford to Ely?

There are up to 22 trains per day from Retford to Ely.

Are there any direct trains from Retford to Ely?

No, it’s not possible to get a direct train between Retford and Ely. Find the fastest route with our online journey planner.

What time is the first train from Retford to Ely?

The first train leaves at 05:50 from Retford to Ely. Buy your tickets in advance online or from our app and avoid rushing on the day.

What time is the last train from Retford to Ely?

The last train from Retford to Ely leaves at 20:18.

Can I book assistance for my journey from Retford to Ely?

Yes, we offer Passenger Assist services at the station and on-board between Retford and Ely. We recommend booking at least 12 hours before you travel. You can book assistance online or by calling our Passenger Assist team on 08000 11 33 23.

Retford Station

  • Ticket office
  • Bus service
  • Prepurchase collection
  • Car park
  • Ticket machine
  • Toilets
  • Taxi-rank
  • Seated area available

Ely Station

  • Ticket office
  • Prepurchase collection
  • Car park
  • Ticket machine
  • Toilets
  • Wifi
  • Seated area available