Par is an old fishing port and the station to access the Atlantic Coast Line

How to visit by train

Par is the station on the mainline where you need to change to access the Atlantic Coast Line up to Newquay.

Par itself is an old fishing port and the village has a few small shops, cafes and pubs.

Many of the local pubs are on the Rail Ale Trail including the Royal Inn which is right next to the station and serves a wide-ranging menu based on locally sourced produce.

The station is not far from Par Sands beach which you can walk to in approx. 20 minutes and includes a section of the South West Coast Path.

Coming by train

The station is on the mainline as well as being the start of the Atlantic Coast Line. 


52 minutes from Newquay

53 minutes from Plymouth

Par village is a 10 minute walk from the station

Buying Tickets to Par

Newquay to Par



Off-Peak Day Return. Valid after the morning peak, and anytime weekends or Bank Holidays.

Great fares from further afield


Atlantic Coast Line

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    Forget the traffic, come to Newquay by train. The station brings you into the heart of the town. Several of Newquay’s beautiful beaches are within easy walk from the station. The nearest is Great Western beach, a stone’s throw away and named after the railway.

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    Luxulyan village is the gateway to the Luxulyan Valley, a lush, tranquil area today but once a hive of industrial activity. You can explore the valley on foot easily from the station and walk the stunning Treffry Viaduct as well as discovering all about its place in Cornwall’s rich mining heritage.