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Carbis Bay train station serves the village of Carbis Bay in Cornwall on the St Ives Bay Line. It was opened in 1877, on the arrival of the railway to the area. It is located 3 miles from St Erth and just to the east of Carbis Viaduct, which crosses the nearby river valley. Today, all trains which stop at Carbis Bay train station are operated by Great Western Railway; there has been no goods traffic to the station since 1956. The station itself has one platform with a small shelter. There is a ticket machine and ramp access from the nearby car park. 

Carbis Bay is s seaside resort with an award-winning Blue Flag beach. It is a popular summer spot for families, with golden sands, excellent water quality, and very little surf. Lifeguards patrol the beach from July to September.  

Trains from Carbis Bay run to St Ives and St Erth, with journey times of 3 minutes and 9 minutes respectively. A few trains continue the journey to Penzance, which takes 20 minutes. 

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Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Please note station is unstaffed. Please call our assist line if you require assistance at this station.
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 spaces20
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces6
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Cycle storage notes

Platform 1

Cycle storage notes<p>Please note cycles can be carried on our trains free of charge restriction apply please pick a "cycling by train" leaflet at your local station.</p>
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

long access ramp steeper than 1:12 gradient

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

Accessible taxis are not available

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Departures and arrivals from Carbis Bay

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Carbis Bay station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to St Ives (Cornwall)Great Western Railway22:291On time
to PenzanceGreat Western Railway22:381On time
to St Ives (Cornwall)Great Western Railway07:151Scheduled
to St ErthGreat Western Railway07:351Scheduled
to St Ives (Cornwall)Great Western Railway07:591Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from St ErthGreat Western Railway22:291On time
from St Ives (Cornwall)Great Western Railway22:381On time
from PenzanceGreat Western Railway07:151Scheduled
from St Ives (Cornwall)Great Western Railway07:351Scheduled
from St ErthGreat Western Railway07:591Scheduled
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