Visit mainland Britain’s most southerly city, with its impressive gothic cathedral and back streets full of independent shops to explore – all less than 15 minutes’ walk from the station.

Truro is on the mainline linking Cornwall with the rest of the country. It is also the starting point for the branch line to Falmouth, with an Off-Peak Day Return costing just £4.80.

Photos: Adam Gibbard and Visit Cornwall

  • Bags of history
  • Great architecture
  • Independent shops
  • Festivals and food markets


There’s lots to explore in Truro:

Truro Cathedral
Free to enter, Truro’s Anglican cathedral is a majestic example of gothic architecture. It is one of only three cathedrals in the UK to have three spires. It was built between 1880 and 1910, and each year welcomes thousands of visitors from all over the world.
Website14 Saint Mary’s Street, Truro, TR1 2AF

Royal Cornwall Museum
Learn about prehistoric Cornwall, ancient Egypt, Rome and Greece. Enjoy art from Cornwall and beyond, and minerals from the museum’s internationally acclaimed collection.
WebsiteRiver Street, Truro, TR1 2SJ

Victoria Gardens
15 minutes’ walk from the station, Victoria Gardens is well worth a visit. Created in 1898 to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee, it is filled with exotic trees, shrubs and flowers. During the summer, enjoy concerts on Sunday afternoons.
Website | Truro, TR1 1EA

Events at Truro’s Hall for Cornwall:

Truro Station Information

The station is on the mainline as well as being the start of the Maritime Line to Falmouth. The station is staffed and has a ticket machine for buying tickets and collecting pre-booked tickets. There is step free access at this station. You can hire a car outside the station with Co-Cars. Station Road, Truro, TR1 3HH


Buying Tickets to Truro

Falmouth to Truro



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

Great fares from further afield




Adult Off-Peak Day Return

Fares explained

1hr 15min

Approximate journey time




Adult Off-Peak Day Return

Fares explained


Approximate journey time


Maritime Line

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