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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.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:45 - 20:05
Saturday 06:40 - 19:05
Sunday 09:15 - 19:20
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 staffed hours only.
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 spaces150
Carpark charges
Three Monthly£170.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces12
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable

Trains to Truro station

Truro train station is mainly served by GWR trains, which connect Penzance to Truro in 37m, Bristol Temple Meads to Truro in 3h 34m and Falmouth Docks to Truro in 28m.

Need more information on how to get to Truro by train? Check out our dedicated page to trains to Truro.

Truro train station departures and arrivals

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 parking

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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Frequently asked questions

Is Truro station open?

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.

Are trains running today from Truro station?

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.

Are there toilets at Truro station?

Yes, there are toilets available to use at Truro station.

Are dogs allowed 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.

Departures and arrivals from Truro

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Truro station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Exeter St David'sGreat Western Railway09:293On time
to PenzanceGreat Western Railway09:332On time
to Falmouth DocksGreat Western Railway09:451On time
to London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway09:543On time
to NewcastleCrossCountry10:073On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from PenzanceGreat Western Railway09:283On time
from Bristol Temple MeadsGreat Western Railway09:322Late
from Falmouth DocksGreat Western Railway09:421On time
from PenzanceGreat Western Railway09:503On time
from PenzanceCrossCountry10:053On time
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