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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

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 Falmouth DocksGreat Western Railway06:043On time
to Cardiff CentralGreat Western Railway06:193On time
to PenzanceGreat Western Railway06:272On time
to Falmouth DocksGreat Western Railway06:311On time
to London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway06:483On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from PenzanceGreat Western Railway05:493On time
from PenzanceGreat Western Railway06:183On time
from PlymouthGreat Western Railway06:262On time
from PenzanceGreat Western Railway06:463On time
from Falmouth DocksGreat Western Railway06:591On time
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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