The St Ives Bay Line

Lelant Saltings (Park & Ride)

Lelant Saltings is the Park and Ride station for St Ives.

It’s easy to get to (TR26 3DL) and has plenty of room. It’s the best way to avoid queuing in traffic to get into St Ives. Instead, enjoy a ride on one of Britain’s most scenic railways. The cost to park all day is £2.80 (pay by cash or mobile phone) and you will need to buy a train ticket as well. Train tickets are available from the ticket booth or when the booth is unattended, from the guard on the train.

The car park is run by Cornwall Council – visit their webpage for policies on Blue Badges, motorhomes and other matters.

  • Enjoy the scenic views from the train
  • Avoid the traffic queues into St Ives

Lelant Saltings (Park & Ride)

Travel tips:

St Ives Bay Line Ranger
This ticket gives you the freedom to travel the St Erth to St Ives branch line as much as you like, all day long for a flat fare of £4 adult, £2 child.

Groups of four adults can travel on a group ticket for £8. A Family ticket, covering two adults and up to three children (5-15) costs £10.

Dogs allowed
You can take up to two dogs per person on the train, free of charge. Just bring a lead.

Lelant Saltings (Park & Ride) Station Information

There are 130 parking spaces at the Park and Ride. Car parking tickets must be bought from the machine.
The station is staffed part-time and train tickets can be bought from the booth. If there is no-one there, tickets must be bought from the guard on the train. There is step free access at this station.
Lelant Saltings, Lelant, St Ives, TR26 3DL

Buying Tickets to Lelant Saltings (Park & Ride)

St Ives Bay Line Ranger Ticket



Travel the line as much as you like for one day. Valid after the morning peak, and anytime weekends or Bank Holidays. (The Ranger ticket excludes the £2.80 parking cost).

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The St Ives Bay Line

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