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A ticket office is available. Ticket office
Wi-Fi is available. Wi-Fi
A post box is available. Post box
Facility Information
Ticket office opening hours Monday to Sunday: Closed
Self service ticket machines A ticket machine is not available.
Collection of pre-purchased tickets Collection of pre-purchased tickets is not available.
Service Information
British Transport Police 0800 40 50 40
CCTV CCTV systems are not available.
Rail Replacement Service Bus stop in the car park at the front of the station
Information Systems
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Service Information
Newquay station customer services

Please visit GWR Help & Support. Or contact our social media team @gwrhelp.

Left luggage Left luggage is not available.
Lost property Lost property is available at the station. Monday to Friday: 08:00 to 19:00 Saturday: 09:00 to 17:00 Sunday: 10:00 to 16:30
Lost property contact details


Facility Information
Lounge A first class lounge is not available.
Lounge opening hours A first class lounge is not available.
Facility Information
Seating area A seating area is available.
Waiting rooms Waiting rooms are not available.
Trolleys Trolleys are not available.
Refreshment facilities Refreshment facilities are available.
Refreshment facilities information Coffee shop/café
Toilets Toilets are not available.
Baby changing Baby changing facilities are not available.
Pay phone Pay phones are not available.
Public Wi-Fi Wi-Fi is available. Connect to "GWR Free Station WiFi"
Post box A Post box is available.
Post box information On main road outside station entrance
Tourist information office A tourist information office is not available.
Cashpoint A cashpoint is not available.
Bureau de change A bureau de change is not available.
Shops Shops are available.
Shops information Coffee shop/café
Showers Showers are not available.
Facility Information
Helpline information

We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here.

Helpline contact details 08001 971 329 or 18001 0800 197 1329 (Textphone)


Customer help points available Customer help points are available.
Staff help Meeting Point for assistance: Please make your way onto the platform and make the onboard team member aware you require assistance.
Staff help opening times
Accessible ticket machines Accessible ticket machines are not available.
Accessible ticket office counter An accessible ticket office counter is not available.
Induction loop An induction loop is available.
Ramp for train access A ramp for train access is available.
Accessible taxis Contact local taxi firms for details
Accessible public pay phones Accessible public pay phones are not available.
National key toilets National key toilets are not available.
Step free access coverage Whole Station Step Free Category A Station - This station has step free access to the platform
Impaired mobility set down Impaired mobility set down Machine is available.
Disabled parking Set- Down / Pick up point is available at the station entrance within the car park.
Wheelchairs Wheelchairs are not available.
Ticket gates Ticket gates are not present.
Station Car Park
Operator APCOA Parking (UK) Limited
Spaces 34
Opening times
  • Monday to Friday: 24 Hours a Day
  • Saturday: 24 Hours a Day
  • Sunday: 24 Hours a Day
  • Off peak: N/A
  • Per hour: N/A
  • Daily: £10.20
  • Weekly: £51.00
  • Monthly: £190.00
  • Three monthly: £516.00
  • Six monthly: N/A
  • Annual: £1500.00
Contact details 0345 165 2030
Bus services available Bus services are available.
Bus services information Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here
Cycle storage available Cycle storage is available.
Storage type Stands
Spaces 8
Sheltered Yes
Storage location Waiting area under canopy
Transport Information
Taxi rank available A taxi rank is available.
Taxi rank information Yes
Airport available Airport information is not available.
Port available Port information is available.

The seaside resort of Newquay has been a major tourist destination for over a century. Though it had previously been locally revered for its beautiful coastline and beaches, it was the arrival of the railway to Newquay in 1876 that truly sealed the deal.

The first railway in Newquay was a horse-worked line for locally transporting goods, but passenger trains were introduced in 1876 – this is when Newquay railway station was first opened. The originally constructed station had a single platform with a turntable at one end to release locomotives from incoming trains. In 1905, the station underwent renovations and was rebuilt with two platforms and three tracks to streamline operations. This reconstruction allowed an expansion of services so that Newquay was more connected to towns and villages in the local area. In the early 20th century, both platforms were elongated successively to accommodate longer trains bringing growing numbers of holidaymakers to the increasingly popular tourist town.

In the latter half of the 20th century, further changes were made to the station, including the closure of the signal box, the shortening of Platform 3, and the closure of the goods yard. Newquay station saw some refurbishments and updates when the platforms were resurfaced in 2012 and the station canopies were replaced.

Newquay railway station is a busy place year-round but runs especially popular services throughout the summer months. Trains are operated by Great Western Railway, with a quick connecting service to CrossCountry stations, and operate around the Cornish region as well as around the UK. Popular CrossCountry routes include St Erth to Newquay, Exeter to Newquay, Birmingham to Newquay, Newcastle to Newquay, and Edinburgh to Newquay – all with an interchange at Par train station.

At Newquay train station, facilities include free public Wi-Fi, a coffee shop/café, bicycle parking, and a car park which is open 24/7. There are also shops, cafes, and restaurants on the surrounding roads.

Things to do in Newquay

Whether you’re in Newquay for an afternoon, a day, or a whole weekend, you have to get involved in the incredible water and beach sports on offer. Newquay is regarded as the surf capital of the UK, so enrolling yourself into surf school is an absolute must whilst visiting. If you’re fascinated by the sea but don’t want to get too wet, you could hop on a Newquay Sea Safari boat trip! With expert tour guides who can help you to understand the maritime history of the local area, as well as teaching you about native wildlife; this is a great way to expand your horizons and enjoy being at the Cornish seaside.

If you’ve already enjoyed days on the beach and fancy something different, why not explore one of Newquay’s local attractions, like Newquay Zoo or the Blue Reef Aquarium? The zoo has 13 acres of lush tropical gardens – the perfect setting for admiring your favourite animals like lemurs, penguins, armadillos, and meerkats. If you’d prefer to maintain the ocean theme, a visit to the aquarium is a fantastic opportunity to get to know local and exotic marine life. With family tickets available, and both being close to or within the city centre, these are perfect options for family days out.

Whilst in Newquay, you simply have to take a stroll around the seaside town to enjoy the unique shops, and boutiques, and to sample local dishes. From classic British fish & chips to international cuisines, there are some truly excellent restaurants and cafes to enjoy whilst in Newquay.

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