If you must travel, travel safely. For contactless travel, use digital tickets on your phone.

London North Eastern Railway
Great Western Railway

The best prices from hundreds of train and coach companies

Go contactless with digital tickets on your phone

Travel to thousands of destinations in 45 countries

Sitting on a hillside just above the picturesque town that it serves, St. Austell station is home to both local and long distance trains, as well as the Night Riviera sleeper service. Dating back to May 1859, the station has seen many renovations over the years, most recently in 2000, when the main buildings were rebuilt to face the town’s bus station. From there buses travel further into town and out to the countryside – there’s also a shuttle service to world-famous garden attraction The Eden Project. The St Austell stretch of the Cornish Main Line boasts two spectacular viaducts: the 115-foot high St Austell Viaduct (crossing Trenance Valley) and the slightly smaller Gover Viaduct (crossing Gover Valley) – both were originally timber, but rebuilt in stone in the 1890s. The town is famous for its St Austell Brewery, whose beers are enjoyed across the country, and for the beautiful St. Austell Bay, about two miles southeast of the station.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:50 - 19:00
Saturday 06:50 - 19:00
Sunday 09:45 - 16:45
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
ATMAvailable
ATM notes
Located outside the station
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
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
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces80
Carpark charges
Annual£385.50
Daily£3.20
Monthly£48.50
Three Monthly£133.00
Weekly£16.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces25
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
The main station building sits adjacent to platform 1, opposite the town’s bus station. It contains a manned ticket counter and small cafe. Passengers travelling east to west can access platform 1 via the main doors in the station building. From here, a footbridge leads to platform 2, for services to the east of the country. St. Austell town centre is easily accessible, just a few minutes walk from the station entrance.

Departures and arrivals from St Austell

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into St Austell station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway09:142On time
to PenzanceGreat Western Railway09:161On time
to Exeter St David'sGreat Western Railway09:452On time
to London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway10:112On time
to PenzanceGreat Western Railway10:171On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from PenzanceGreat Western Railway09:122On time
from PlymouthGreat Western Railway09:151On time
from PenzanceGreat Western Railway09:452On time
from PenzanceGreat Western Railway10:092On time
from PlymouthGreat Western Railway10:171On time
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in . Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

Europe’s leading train and coach app

We help customers across Europe make more than 172,000 smarter journeys every day.