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Par train station was opened with the Cornwall Railway in 1859. Today, it is managed by Great Western Railway and serves Par, Tywardreath and St Blazey with train services from Great Western Railway and CrossCountry. Hourly services on the Cornish Main Line connect the station with Plymouth and Penzance, with some services continuing to London. CrossCountry trains from Par train station provide occasional services to Bristol, Birmingham and the north.  

The station itself is staffed, with a ticket window, ticket machine and toilet facilities on platform 1. Platforms 2 and 3 are on an island platform which can be accessed via a footbridge. There are sheltered waiting areas on all platforms.  

Trains from Par station to Plymouth have a fastest journey time of 49 minutes, and Penzance takes 1 hour and 1 minute. The fastest direct services to London Paddington take just under 4 hours. Trains between Newquay and Par are part of a community railway service on the Atlantic Coast Line, which also promotes local pubs along the line as part of a rail ale trail 

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays07:20 - 14:10
Saturday 07:20 - 14:10
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
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
During staffed hours only, customers who need assistance when station is not staffed are advised to call our free assist phone number where an alternative will be provided.
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
Car parking spaces25
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces4
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Access to platforms 2 and 3 via a stepped footbridge. Barrow crossing only available during staffed hours.

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

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Departures and arrivals from Par

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Par station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to NewquayGreat Western Railway06:003On time
to PenzanceGreat Western Railway06:331On time
to Cardiff CentralGreat Western Railway06:412On time
to London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway07:032On time
to PenzanceGreat Western Railway07:321On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from PlymouthGreat Western Railway06:311On time
from PenzanceGreat Western Railway06:402On time
from London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway06:461On time
from PenzanceGreat Western Railway07:022On time
from PlymouthGreat Western Railway07:311On time
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