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Buses, coaches & trains to and from Lostwithiel


Train at Lostwithiel station

Trains and buses

Lostwithiel's train station is on the main line from London Paddington to Penzance.

 Update 14th April 2021 -  A full timetable from 12th April 2021 to 15thh May 2021 (Timetable K)  can be downloaded from GWR Website

See  for the latest information.   Details about Lostwithiel Station available here




Bus numbers 28 and 28A to St. Austell are the only regular daily (not Sunday) buses serving Lostwithiel. 

There are also a few weekly services which also operate.  Details on this page


A detailed map of the route taken by the 28 bus, together with times of buses,  is available on this page.

A detailed map of the route taken by the 28A bus, together with times of buses,  is available on this page.



National Express coaches

If you're travelling from further afield there is a National Express coach stop in the centre of town, outside the Royal Talbot pub. Coach services 404 and between Penzance and London stop in Lostwithiel. Visit the National Express website to plan your journey.



Lerryn Area Minibus

Notice re: COVID 19 ‘Coronavirus’ Pandemic dated 21st March 2020

After considerable careful consideration the LAMA committee have decided that all LAMA services will be suspended from 23rd March 2020 until further notice.

We will continue to collect prescriptions on Tuesdays and deliver them to Lerryn River Stores.

There are individuals in our organisation who are happy to provide private shopping and delivery services to our service users who wish to take up this offer.

We will contact all our regular users to inform them of the situation and offer this service.

Richard Halliday
LAMA Chair


Volunteer drivers take the Lerryn Area Minibus from Lerryn via Lostwithiel to local towns, shops, garden centres and places of interest. Charges are very modest, and a phone call (01208   368393) books you a place. You can download the timetables here:

  • April 2020
  • March 2020

Did you know that the Lerryn Area Minibus Association runs a morning trip to St Austell on the last Friday of the month for a modest return fare of £3.00?


  • ASDA
  • B&Q
  • B&M
  • Garden Centres
  • Halfords
  • LIDL
  • Pets at Home
  • The Barnecutt’s Café
  • BANKS!

For more information  contact Annie on 01208 871272

The Minibus is also used for special trips and is available for self drive hire - visit the LAMA website for more information.



Getting to Lostwithiel by Public Transport

Connections by rail are easy from towns with mainline railway stations.

From other towns a combination of trains and buses are needed. Journey routes and times may be calculated using the Traveline South West website.



Plan your journey

To plan a train journey to and from Lostwithiel, visit the National Rail website or the Trainline.

The Traveline South West website lets you  plan journeys in the South West region by public transport.

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