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Bodmin is one of Cornwall's oldest towns, and by the 19th century it was a major settlement. So it's perhaps surprising that its first station was a temporary wooden shed some four miles away, erected while the Cornwall Railway negotiated with local landowners. That early station became Bodmin Parkway, and today it is connected to the town centre by Bodmin and Wenford Railway, a heritage steam line - making it a rare interchange between main line and heritage services. The station's main line connections are good, with the Cornish Main Line taking passengers west to Penzance and east to Plymouth, and providing occasional through trains to London Paddington. There are also some long-distance services to Manchester and Glasgow. While most visitors will want to continue to the pretty Bodmin town centre, a brisk walk from Bodmin Parkway will bring you to Lanhydrock, a spectacular Victorian mansion managed by the National Trust. It's about a mile and a half to the west.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:10 - 20:00
Saturday 06:30 - 20:00
Sunday 10:35 - 19:40
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
During normal staffed hours.
Customer Service notes
Please call our Customer Services Centre on 03457 000 125 (07:00-22:00 every day)
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorAPCOA Parking (UK) Limited
Car parking spaces70
Carpark charges
Three Monthly£147.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces16
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Car Park
Cycle storage notes<p>Please note cycles can be carried on our trains free of charge restriction apply, pick up &acirc;€œCycling by Trains&acirc;€ leaflet at your local station.</p>
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Step free access is available for passengers using trains from Penzance towards Plymouth and London Paddington.

Passengers using trains from London Paddington and Plymouth towards Penzance need to use the barrow crossing and this is only permitted when the station is manned.  Outside these hours, please contact the assisted travel team on 0800 197 1329.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are available

Bodmin Parkway has a small ticket office and a ticket machine adjacent to platform 1. For a small station, it has good facilities - there are public toilets, including an accessible cubicle, on platform 1, as well as a cafe in an old signal box. Access to platform 2 is via a footbridge, and during staffing hours, barrow crossings are available for passengers who require step-free access. The platform for heritage trains for Bodmin General is next to platform 2.

Departures and arrivals from Bodmin Parkway

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Bodmin Parkway station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway06:112On time
to PenzanceGreat Western Railway06:201On time
to Cardiff CentralGreat Western Railway06:53On time
to PenzanceCrossCountry06:56Scheduled
to London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway07:172Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from PenzanceGreat Western Railway06:102On time
from PlymouthGreat Western Railway06:181On time
from London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway06:311On time
from PenzanceGreat Western Railway06:52On time
from PlymouthCrossCountry06:55Scheduled
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