There are 11 ways to get from Derby to St Ives by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Hayle

$132 - $196

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby to Birmingham National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to Hayle National Express

$34 - $45

9 alternative options

Train via Plymouth  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to St Erth

$148 - $235

Train, bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Navigation Street to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station M36
  3. Take the train from Plymouth to Truro

$98 - $173

Drive  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Derby to St Ives 309.5 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Birmingham, fly to Newquay, night bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Newquay (NQY) BHX - NQY
  3. Take the night bus from Newquay to Hayle

$114 - $421

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Newquay  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Newquay (NQY) MAN - NQY

$91 - $280

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Newquay, night bus, bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Newquay (NQY) LBA - NQY
  3. Take the night bus from Newquay to Hayle
  4. Take the bus from Hayle, Foundry Square to St Ives, Bus Station

$90 - $332

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Exeter  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Exeter (EXT) MAN - EXT
  4. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth

$147 - $399

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

$92 - $282

Train to Doncaster/Sheffied, fly to Newquay, night bus, bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Doncaster
  2. Fly from Doncaster/Sheffied (DSA) to Newquay (NQY) DSA - NQY
  3. Take the night bus from Newquay to Hayle
  4. Take the bus from Hayle, Foundry Square to St Ives, Bus Station

$210 - $932

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Derby to St Ives is to bus which costs £25 - £35 and takes 11 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Derby to St Ives is to drive which takes 5 h 13 min and costs £50 - £75.

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The distance between Derby and St Ives is 409 km. The road distance is 495 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to get from Derby to St Ives, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Derby to St Ives. However, there are services departing from Derby and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station via Birmingham and Hayle, Foundry Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 8 min.

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What companies run services between Derby, England and St Ives, Cornwall, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Derby to St Ives 6 times a week. Tickets cost $130 - $200 and the journey takes 5 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Derby to St Ives via Birmingham, Hayle, and Hayle, Foundry Square in around 11 h 8 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Newquay via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Manchester to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Doncaster/Sheffied to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Hayle
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Single
$130 - $200
Off-Peak Single
$140 - $210
Train from Derby to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $170
Train from Plymouth to St Erth
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Plymouth to Truro
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Derby to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Derby to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to St Erth
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Plymouth to Truro
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $55
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Train from Derby to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Train from Derby to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Train from Derby to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $19
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Derby to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Thameslink
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Derby to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Hayle
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Newquay to Hayle
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Birmingham, Navigation Street to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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