Cornwall's Cathedral city

How to visit by train

Truro is the UK’s most southerly city and is a vibrant centre for shopping, art and culture.

This compact little city has a warren of streets in and around its impressive Gothic Cathedral which are home to a variety of independent retailers from bookshops to boutiques.

Truro has a great cafe culture as well with lots of places to enjoy artisan coffee and sample fantastic food using local produce.


Coming by train

The station is on the mainline as well as being the start of the Maritime Line to Falmouth. 


25 minutes from Falmouth Town

38 minutes from Penzance

Truro city centre is a 15 minute walk from the station

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

More Destinations

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    With its beaches, harbour, great array of independent shops and eateries, Maritime Museum and castles, there’s lots to do in Falmouth.

  • Penryn


    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 and plenty of fine Tudor, Jacobean and Georgian buildings to spot.

  • Perranwell station by Mark Lynam


    Perranwell is a rural village midway along the line. There’s a circular walk taking in some of the lovely countryside on our Walks from the Railway page.

    The village pub, the Royal Oak, is on both the Maritime Line Rail Ale Trail and is included in the Maritime Line Foodie Guide.