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Manchester Piccadilly to Truro

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  1. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 8 estimated
    05:30
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 8 estimated
    06:57
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1B estimated
    07:12
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11A estimated
    09:15
    Taunton
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:25
    Taunton
    10:35
    Exeter St David's
    10:45
    Exeter St David's
    Platform 6 estimated
    11:54
    Plymouth
    Platform 5 estimated
    12:45
    Plymouth
    Platform 4 estimated
    14:02
    Truro
    Platform 2 estimated
    Truro
    Platform 2 estimated
    4 changes
    Off Peak
  2. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 5 estimated
    06:10
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 5 estimated
    07:17
    Tamworth
    Platform 2 estimated
    07:49
    Tamworth
    10:16
    Taunton
    Platform 2 estimated
    10:25
    Taunton
    11:35
    Exeter St David's
    11:44
    Exeter St David's
    Platform 6 estimated
    12:53
    Plymouth
    Platform 5 estimated
    13:10
    Plymouth
    Platform 8 estimated
    14:23
    Truro
    Platform 2 estimated
    Truro
    Platform 2 estimated
    4 changes
    Off Peak
  3. Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 8 estimated
    08:27
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 8 estimated
    09:58
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1A estimated
    10:12
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11B estimated
    12:15
    Taunton
    Platform 2 estimated
    12:25
    Taunton
    13:35
    Exeter St David's
    13:44
    Exeter St David's
    Platform 6 estimated
    14:53
    Plymouth
    Platform 5 estimated
    15:10
    Plymouth
    Platform 6 estimated
    16:23
    Truro
    Platform 2 estimated
    Truro
    Platform 2 estimated
    4 changes
    Off Peak
  4. Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 5 estimated
    10:27
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 5 estimated
    11:59
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1A estimated
    12:12
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11B estimated
    14:16
    Taunton
    Platform 2 estimated
    14:25
    Taunton
    15:35
    Exeter St David's
    15:44
    Exeter St David's
    Platform 6 estimated
    16:53
    Plymouth
    Platform 5 estimated
    17:26
    Plymouth
    Platform 6 estimated
    18:38
    Truro
    Platform 2 estimated
    Truro
    Platform 2 estimated
    4 changes
    Off Peak
  5. Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 5 estimated
    10:27
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 5 estimated
    11:59
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1A estimated
    12:12
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11B estimated
    14:16
    Taunton
    Platform 2 estimated
    14:25
    Taunton
    15:35
    Exeter St David's
    16:21
    Exeter St David's
    Platform 3 estimated
    19:27
    Truro
    Platform 2 estimated
    Truro
    Platform 2 estimated
    3 changes
    Off Peak
  6. Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 5 estimated
    12:27
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 5 estimated
    13:58
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1A estimated
    14:12
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11B estimated
    16:14
    Taunton
    Platform 2 estimated
    16:25
    Taunton
    17:35
    Exeter St David's
    17:44
    Exeter St David's
    Platform 5 estimated
    20:09
    Truro
    Platform 2 estimated
    Truro
    Platform 2 estimated
    3 changes
    Off Peak
  7. Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 5 estimated
    14:27
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 5 estimated
    15:58
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1A estimated
    16:12
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11B estimated
    18:15
    Taunton
    Platform 2 estimated
    18:25
    Taunton
    19:35
    Exeter St David's
    19:45
    Exeter St David's
    Platform 6 estimated
    22:16
    Truro
    Platform 2 estimated
    Truro
    Platform 2 estimated
    3 changes
    Off Peak
  8. Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 8 estimated
    17:05
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 8 estimated
    20:05
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 3 estimated
    20:22
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 13 estimated
    21:01
    Westbury
    Platform 1 estimated
    21:26
    Westbury
    Platform 1 estimated
    00:34
    Plymouth
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:59
    Plymouth
    Platform 6 estimated
    10:18
    Truro
    Platform 2 estimated
    Truro
    Platform 2 estimated
    3 changes
    Off Peak
  9. Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 5 estimated
    17:27
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 5 estimated
    18:58
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1A estimated
    19:12
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11B estimated
    21:15
    Taunton
    Platform 2 estimated
    21:49
    Taunton
    22:54
    Exeter St David's
    23:15
    Exeter St David's
    Platform 3 estimated
    00:34
    Plymouth
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:59
    Plymouth
    Platform 6 estimated
    10:18
    Truro
    Platform 2 estimated
    Truro
    Platform 2 estimated
    4 changes
    Off Peak
  10. Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 9 estimated
    18:27
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 9 estimated
    19:59
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 3A estimated
    20:12
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 12B estimated
    22:15
    Taunton
    Platform 2 estimated
    23:27
    Taunton
    00:40
    Exeter St David's
    08:36
    Exeter St David's
    Platform 5 estimated
    11:22
    Truro
    Platform 2 estimated
    Truro
    Platform 2 estimated
    3 changes
    Off Peak

Journey information from Manchester Piccadilly to Truro

  • Train Fares from: £57.60
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1 to 4

Travelling from Manchester to Cornwall by train

Travelling from Manchester to Cornwall by train is a fantastic alternative to flying. Taking a CrossCountry train from Manchester Piccadilly to Exeter St David's, before a Great Western Railway service from there onto Truro, this is a scenic route not to be missed. CrossCountry trains all come with a First Class option. There's a buffet car on most trains, if not, then a buffet cart will provide an at-seat service. All CrossCountry trains on this route come with a Quiet Coach, while those travelling in First Class can enjoy complimentary WiFi (passengers in Standard can pay a small fee for the service).

Visit our Great Western Railway page for more information about their onboard services, for the second part of your journey.

Manchester to Cornwall Route Information

The train from Manchester to Truro will take you into the heart of Cornwall, and give you a chance to see some wonderful sights along the South Coast. After travelling down through the West Midlands and Somerset via a CrossCountry train, it’s time to change at Exeter St David’s for a Great Western Railway journey along the coast. Make sure to grab a seat on the left, as this will give you a front row seat along the Dawlish Sea Wall. Here is where the train line travels just metres from the sea, giving you endless views of the English Channel out to the horizon. For over 10 miles, this view is one of the most picturesque on the whole British rail network. After heading inland and skirting the edge of Dartmoor National Park, you’ll pass through Plymouth and continue into Cornwall. After crossing the famous Royal Albert Bridge, you’ll continue to meander through Cornwall, before finally reaching Truro.

Things to do in Cornwall

First and foremost, a trip to the Eden Project is something not to be missed. Full of tropical plant life, this is an educational experience for all, and Cornwall’s most famous attraction. You can also visit one of Cornwall’s many coasts, taking long walks along the beaches and cliffs, a great escape from city life. Alternatively, why not have a go at surfing? Truro has some great beaches to give it a go. Whether you are a novice or seasoned surfer, there's plenty of opportunities for everyone to ride the waves.

  • How long does it take to travel from Manchester Piccadilly to Truro by train?

    The average journey time between Manchester Piccadilly and Truro is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 30 trains per day travelling from Manchester Piccadilly to Truro. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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  • Are there direct trains from Manchester Piccadilly to Truro?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Manchester Piccadilly to Truro without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Manchester Piccadilly to Truro.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Manchester Piccadilly and Truro?

    The distance between Manchester Piccadilly and Truro is 253 miles.

    Distance: 253 miles
  • What time is the first train from Manchester Piccadilly to Truro?

    The first train from Manchester Piccadilly to Truro departs at .

    What time is the last train from Manchester Piccadilly to Truro?

    The last train from Manchester Piccadilly to Truro departs at .

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    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

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