St Ives Bay Line

St Erth (P&R)

St Erth station is now the Park & Ride for the scenic St Ives Bay Line.

Arrive by train on the Cornish main line (St Erth is the penultimate station before Penzance) or park your car at the station:

St Erth station south car park
Park at St Erth station (TR27 6JW)

£3.70 per day (before 10am Mon-Fri)
£2.30 per day (all other times)
Pay by coins, card or mobile phone
Tip: Arrive early during summer - it can get busy later in the day.

Open 24 hours | 500+ spaces across two car parks | Electric car charging
For parking queries, please contact APCOA who run the car park. The old Park & Ride at Lelant Saltings is now closed.

Woman buying train ticket
Buy your train ticket

Buy at the station ticket office or ticket machine before you board.

£4 adult | £2 child (5-15) | Under 5s free
£8 group (4 adults) | £10 Family (2 adults, up to 3 kids)
Fares shown are Off-Peak Day Returns (travel the branch line for the whole day).

Green GWR train at Carbis Bay on the St Ives Bay Line - photo by Antony Christie
Take the train to St Ives

7 days a week, all year round | Half-hourly departures | Scenic 10-minute journey
Look up train times | PDF timetable
From Mon to Sat trains run half-hourly during the day and hourly in the evening. Sundays similar but shorter operating hours.
Dogs are welcome on the train.

St Erth (P&R)

If you’re feeling peckish at St Erth station, pop into the lovely traditional tea room in the station and have a cup of tea and a slice of cake while waiting for your train.

St Erth (P&R) Station Information

The station is on the main line as well as being the start of the St Ives Bay Line. Trains arrive and depart here from all over the country. The station is staffed and has a ticket machine outside for buying tickets and collecting pre-booked tickets. Station Approach, St Erth, Cornwall, TR27 6JW

Buying Tickets to St Erth (P&R)

St Ives Bay Line Ranger Ticket

£

4.00

Travel the line as much as you like for one day. Valid after the morning peak, and anytime weekends or Bank Holidays.

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St Ives Bay Line

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