It's simple to reach Charlestown Beach, in St Austell, by train. Simply hop on a train to St Austell station and then it's just about 2.5km away, but there are taxis that'll get you there.

Charlestown Beach in St Austell is a pretty, narrow beach with the added attraction of the harbourside too.

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

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 PenzanceGreat Western Railway20:231On time
to ParGreat Western Railway20:30Late
to NewquayGreat Western Railway20:30On time
to PlymouthGreat Western Railway21:112On time
to PenzanceGreat Western Railway21:371On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway20:221On time
from Falmouth DocksGreat Western Railway20:29Late
from PenzanceGreat Western Railway21:102On time
from London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway21:351On time
from PenzanceGreat Western Railway21:562On time

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