Motorway services

Guide to Motorway Services

Motorway services areas

Motorway services are a convenient places to break up a long journey. Service stations are located along most motorways and often well sign posted from the motorway. The majority of services are owned by Moto, Welcome Break and Roadchef as well as smaller operators such as Extra and Westmorland. Most services offer a range of places to eat, a petrol station and some have an onsite hotel.

Alternatives to Motorway Services

As well as Motorway Services we list alternatives to motorway services. These are businesses just off motorway junctions which provide places to stop off at almost every junction giving you more choice of where you want to stop off. Some of these include:

Places to eat

Our food listings include pubs restaurants, cafes, bakeries, chip shops and as well as the usual fast food options that can be found at motorway services but without that annoying service area extra cost.

Petrol Stations

Petrol Stations off the motorway often provide cheaper fuel than those at motorway services. Some petrol stations we list are just off the motorway junction and can actually be closer to the motorway than some motorway service petrol stations. We also list hundreds of supermarket petrol stations which often provide even cheaper fuel.


If you're looking for accommodation off the motorway we list hotels, motels and guesthouses with a few minutes drive of the junction. As well as providing more frequent accommodation options we also cover choice all budgets from motels to luxury, from cheap b&b's to boutique.

Find an alternative to motorway services

If you're looking for an alternative to motorway services JustoffJunction lists businesses off motorway junctions like pubs, restaurants, hotels and petrol stations. To find services within a 5 minute drive of the motorway select a motorway or use our junction finder below.

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