Trains to Cornwall

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Cornwall is one of the most scenic counties in the UK, for this reason it is a popular travel destination for families and weekend getaways as it offers a range of activities for the entire family. Book train tickets to Cornwall today.

Cornwall is a county located in the South West of England, it is bordered to the north and west by the Celtic sea, to the south by the English Channel and to the east by the county of Devon. The furthest southwestern point of the island is Land’s End, of which cliffs are made of granite and are more resistant to weathering. Whereas the southernmost point is Lizard Point. Cornwall also includes the Isles of Scilly which lie around 28 miles southwest from England and that administered separately.

Travelling to Cornwall is easy thanks to four railway key lines: The St Ives Bay Line, The Looe Valley Line, The Maritime Line and The Atlantic Coast Line. There are frequent train services that connect the county to the north, the east and the south of England. Trains to Cornwall run along scenic railway lines across the country. Great Western Railway serves the most popular train route to Cornwall, which runs from Paddington to Newquay. Train services run every two hours including a night service, the Cornwall Night Riviera train from Paddington to Penzance and vice versa. The train offers single or double cabins. The train journey takes under five hours. On‐board facilities include power sockets, free Wi‐Fi and shower facilities. Passengers can benefit from on board dining cabin, alarm call and breakfast. Train tickets to Cornwall can be purchased at the station or online. Purchasing Advance tickets gives passengers the chance to save up to 43% on the original train fare. Travelers are reminded that advance train tickets can be delivered or can be collected prior departure from the station. It is necessary to enter the credit card and the booking number in the ticket vending machine to collect the tickets. Set a train ticket alert or keep an eye on online railway ticket sales to benefit from discounted rates when buying train tickets to Cornwall.