By bus or train
There are several bus services to Eden from stops in local towns and villages, including St Austell railway station. You’ll get a discount on your Eden ticket for arriving by public transport.
Cheap tickets if you arrive by bus or train
We'd love you to come to Eden using public transport, so we’re offering you a reduced entry price when you arrive at the admissions desk (we can’t give these discounts on advanced tickets bought online). See our tickets and prices page to find out how much you can save. Please note that this discount only applies to standard admissions and not in conjunction with any other offer. You will need to present a ticket with a valid destination (ie Eden for bus tickets; St Austell, Par, Luxulyan or Bugle for train tickets) that is valid for your day of entry to Eden.
See details below for bus and train times. You can also plan your journey using the Traveline South West website or by calling their helpline on 0871 200 2233.
Bus services that stop at Eden
By bus, Eden is a half-hour bus ride from St Austell railway station, an hour and a quarter from Newquay station, and less than half an hour from Luxulyan railway station. The following services stop at Eden:
- First Bus 101: St Austell railway station – Eden
Route 101 timetable
- Western Greyhound 527: Newquay – St Austell, Carlyon Road (near railway station) – Eden
Timetable (scroll down to route 527) Please note that this service is currently disrupted - we advise that you call Western Greyhound on 01637 871871 before planning to travel on this bus.
Railway stations near Eden
We are just a few miles from St Austell railway station, which is on the main line from London Paddington and is well served by buses to Eden. You could also take the train to Luxulyan, Bugle or Par, for a more scenic journey or to continue your trip on foot or bike.
Check train timetables on the National Rail Enquiries website or by calling 08457 48 49 50.
Continue your journey on foot or bike
- Walk or cycle the 2.5 miles from Luxulyan railway station to Eden, taking in Cornwall’s mining heritage.
Download Luxulyan to Eden walking and cycling directions (PDF).
- Cycle from the 3 or so miles from St Austell, Par or Bugle station, following Sustran’s national cycle routes.
Get cycling route directions on the Sustrans website.