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Truro Station
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Station overview

A ticket office is available. Ticket office
Baby changing facilities are available. Baby changing facilities
A ticket machine is available. Ticket machine
A waiting room is available. Waiting room
Wheelchairs are available. Wheelchairs
Wi-Fi is available. Wi-Fi
A phone box is available. Phone box
Toilets are available. Toilets
A post box is available. Post box
Facility Information
Ticket office opening hours Monday to Friday: 06:45 to 20:05 Saturday: 06:40 to 19:05 Sunday: 09:15 to 18:30
Self service ticket machines A ticket machine is available.
Collection of pre-purchased tickets Collection of pre-purchased tickets is available.
Get Oyster card here Oyster Pre-Pay not is available.
Top up Oyster pay as you go here Oyster top up is not available.
Use Oyster pay as you go here Oyster top up is not available.
Service Information
British Transport Police 0800 40 50 40
CCTV CCTV systems are available.
Rail Replacement Service

Front of the station

Information Systems
  • Departure screens
  • Announcements
Service Information
Truro Station customer services

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

Left luggage Left luggage is not available.
Left luggage contact details


Lost property

Whether you’ve lost something on one of our trains or at a station, we’ll do our best to find it for you. Once we’ve got your details, we’ll start looking. Although it can take up to a week for things to reach us. Register your lost item here

Facility Information
Lounge A first class lounge is available.

Location: Platform 3

Tickets Accepted: All First Class

Facilities: Modern comfortable lounge with TV

Refreshments: Complimentary refreshments

Wi-Fi: Available

Showers: Yes

Concessions for Standard Class Sleeper Berth Customers: Yes

Lounge opening hours Monday to Friday: 07:00 to 22:30 Saturday: 07:30 to 15:30 Sunday: 20:15 to 21:45

The lounge is open for Night Riviera Sleeper customers only:

Monday to Friday - 1830 to 2230

Sunday - 2015 to 2145

Facility Information
Seating area A seating area is available.
Waiting rooms Waiting rooms are available.
Trolleys Trolleys are available.
Refreshment facilities Refreshment facilities are available.

Café to Platform 2

Toilets Toilets are available.
Baby changing Baby changing facilities are available.
Pay phone Pay phones are available. Cards
Public Wi-Fi Wi-Fi is available.

Connect to "GWR Free Station WiFi"

Post box A Post box is available.
Tourist information office A tourist information office is not available.
Cashpoint An ATM machine is not available.
Bureau de change A bureau de change is not available.
Shops Shops are available.

Café to Platform 2

Showers Showers are available.

Showers available for customers who have booked berths on the Night Riviera train.

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 Customer help points are available.
Staff help Staff help is available.

Meeting point: Ticket office.

Staff help opening times Monday to Friday: 05:15 to 00:30 Saturday: 05:30 to 23:15 Sunday: 08:00 to 23:30
Accessible ticket machines Accessible ticket machines are available.
Accessible ticket office counter An accessible ticket office counter is available.
Induction loop An induction loop is available.
Ramp for train access A ramp for train access is available.
Accessible taxis Accessible taxis are not available.
Accessible public pay phones Accessible public pay phones are not available.
National key toilets National key toilets are not available.
Step free access coverage Partial Station

Step Free Category B1 Station Step free access available to both platforms 1 & 2 from the main road side buildings. Access to platform 3 via the footbridges and level crossing.

Safety warning - Please be aware that some platforms at this station have no or only partial tactile paving on the platform edge. Please take extra care when using this station.

Impaired mobility set down Impaired mobility set down Machine is available.
Disabled parking Disable parking is not available.
Wheelchairs Wheelchairs are available.
Ticket gates Ticket gates are present.
Station Car Park
Operator APCOA Parking (UK) Limited
Spaces 150
Opening times
  • Monday to Friday:24 Hours a Day
  • Saturday:24 Hours a Day
  • Sunday:24 Hours a Day
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 10
Sheltered No
Storage location

Front of station

Transport Information
Taxi rank available


Airport available Airport information is not available.
Port available Port information is not available.

Truro is Cornwall’s fourth largest town according to the 2011 census. Curiously enough, it is also the only city in Cornwall, thanks to an historic change in 1877 when it was separated from the diocese of Exeter and given its own bishop. The town grew from an iron age settlement and in the 12th century became a significant town after the castle was built. Truro became a coinage, or stannary town in 1327, which meant it held the status of being able to mine coins from the locally mined tin.

Truro station was first opened in 1859 and is today the busiest station in Cornwall. During the 1860s Truro Station revolutionised trade in Cornwall, as it allowed merchants to distribute their goods, which arrived by boat, throughout the rest of the country. The station provides easy access to Penzance as well as the rest of the country via the CrossCountry network.

Facilities at Truro Station include 150 car parking spaces, and bicycle parking is also available. The car park is wheelchair-friendly and includes three accessible spaces. Truro Station is also served by more than twenty different bus routes making it easy to start or continue your journey. If you are travelling First Class from Truro, there is a passenger lounge available on Platform 3 with showers. Wi-Fi is available throughout the station and there is a café on Platform 2. Toilets and accessible toilets are available, and baby changing facilities all on Platforms 2 and 3.

CrossCountry serves popular routes such as Truro to PenzanceTruro to TotnesTruro to Taunton and Truro to Newton Abbot, so you can really make the most of this corner of the country by public transport.

Things to do in Truro

Truro is a town famous for its Georgian and Gothic architecture, as well as its important role in Cornwall’s history through trade and tin and copper mining. Truro Cathedral was completed in 1910 with modern construction techniques in the older gothic style. The Cathedral is unusual in that construction started after Truro had been granted its city status. The site of the three-spired Cathedral incorporated an earlier church which dates from as far back as 1518.

You might be surprised to learn that Truro has no castle today. While there are many excellent examples of castles around Cornwall, Truro Castle was levelled in 1840. Today Truro Crown Court stands in its place. You can learn more about the history of the town at the Royal Cornwall Museum which is only a few minutes’ walk from Truro Station.

Truro Station is also your gateway to Cornwall’s area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. One of Truro’s biggest draws is its annual ‘City of Lights’ event which takes place each December. This festival includes the official switching on of the Christmas lights and a lantern parade.

The city is a popular shopping destination too and home to national chains as well as several local independent stores. You can find over thirty traders at the Pannier Market too.

As you walk around the ancient cobbled streets, you will notice that Truro sometimes reminds you of Bath. This is because Bath stone was used in the construction of properties on Princes Street and Lemon Street. Take a trip to Bath Spa when you have time and see for yourself how the two cities compare.

There is lots more to see, learn and discover in Truro, so book your journey with CrossCountry today.

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