Train services

Cornwall has a mainline service which runs between Penzance and Plymouth and five branch lines:

  • Atlantic Coast Line
  • Looe Valley Line
  • Maritime Line 
  • St Ives Bay Line
  • Tamar Valley Line

Mainline services operate 7 days a week, but some branch lines do not operate Sunday services.

You can download timetables and routes on the Great Western Railway (GWR) website or plan your journey using Traveline South West.

Train Operators

Great Western Railway

Mainline services from Penzance to London Paddington

Telephone: 0345 7000 125
Website: Great Western Railway


Mainline services from Penzance to the Midlands, the North and Scotland

Telephone: 0344 7369 123
Website: CrossCountry

Bodmin and Wenford Railway

Bodmin and Wenford railway is an independent heritage railway.  It runs between Bodmin Parkway and Boscarne Junction. The service operates from March to December, with daily services from May to September. You can purchase an inclusive ticket from any mainline station in Cornwall or Plymouth. The Bodmin and Wenford Railway does allow push bikes on its carriages. Please visit the Bodmin Railway website for details.

Further information about rail services

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