Trains to Truro travel along the mainline between Penzance and London Paddington, with direct services to Plymouth and Edinburgh. The station is also served by the Night Riviera Sleeper – one of only two sleeper services in the UK – which runs six nights a week.
Arriving into Truro train station from the east is a spectacular experience as trains pass over two viaducts above the city, including the dramatic Carvedras Viaduct, originally built from wood to designs by Isambard Kingdom Brunel and replaced with stone in 1902.
As the county town of Cornwall, Truro is also its only city, and as such it's the centre of administration, leisure and retail for the county. The city centre is to the east of the station, with its mix of independent shops, art galleries, bars and restaurants. Other attractions include the Gothic-revival Truro Cathedral and the Royal Cornwall Museum, with its exhibits on Cornwall’s history and culture.
|Weekdays||06:45 - 20:05|
|Saturday||06:40 - 19:05|
|Sunday||09:15 - 19:20|
|Staffing level||Part time|
|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Staff Help notes|
During staffed hours only.
|Customer Service notes|
Please call our Customer Services Centre on 03457 000 125 (07:00-22:00 every day)
|Customer help points||Available|
|Weekdays||Open 24 hours|
|Saturday||Open 24 hours|
|Sunday||Open 24 hours|
|Carpark name||Station Car Park|
|Car parking spaces||150|
|Cycle storage spaces||12|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Available|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Step-free access||Whole station|
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Unavailable|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Available|
Need more information on how to get to Truro by train? Check out our dedicated page to trains to Truro.
Want to know when your next train from/to Truro station departs? Scroll down this page and click on the ‘Departures’ tab if you want to check all trains departing from Truro railway station or click on the ‘Arrivals’ tab for more information about all services arriving into Truro.
Truro train station has three platforms. The main station buildings house a ticket counter and machines, car rental and a cafe. The entrance to platforms 1 (for the Falmouth branch line) and 2 (towards Penzance) are through ticket barriers. There is a second entrance to the station with ticket machines and barriers leading to platform 3 (towards London). The two sides of the station are linked by two footbridges, but neither has lifts. The nearest bus stop is on Station Road, outside the main building.
Truro train station has two car parks - a short-stay car park on Station Road and a long-stay car park on Access Road. Step-free access is available at both car parks.
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Truro station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The station usually opens just before the first train of the day leaves and then closes after the last train departs. Ticket office opening hours may vary.
Trains arrive into and depart from Truro station almost every day, although there may be fewer services during the weekends and bank holidays. Check our live train times for up-to-date information on trains running to and from Truro.
Yes, there are toilets available to use at Truro station.
Yes, dogs are allowed at Truro station, but they should be kept on a lead or in a pet carrier at all times.