Maritime Line

Old market town steeped in history

How to visit by train

Penryn is one of Cornwall’s oldest market towns and is steeped in history.

There are lots of interesting independent shops and cafes to explore in the town and whilst you are wandering the streets you will notice the fine Tudor, Jacobean and Georgian buildings.

Head down to Jubilee Wharf to find some of Penryn’s newest and most exciting new businesses, including the fantastic Muddy Beach cafe.

Coming by train

Penryn is on the Maritime Line.

15 minutes from Truro

From the station it is a 15 minute walk to the town centre.

Buying Tickets to Penryn

Truro to Penryn



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

45 min

Approximate journey time




Adult Off-Peak Day Return

Fares explained

1hr 10min

Approximate journey time


Maritime Line

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