There are 9 ways to get from Derby to St Ives by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

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Train via Hayle  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Hayle

$131 - $195

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Derby to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Hayle National Express

$34 - $45

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Train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to St Erth

$131 - $195

Train Great Western Railway  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Hayle

$193 - $339

Drive  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Derby to St Ives 309.5 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Birmingham, fly, night bus  •  6 h 11 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

$113 - $421

Train, train to Manchester, fly  •  7 h 51 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

$99 - $279

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly, night bus, bus  •  7 h 27 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 London Gatwick, fly  •  7 h 42 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

Questions & Answers

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

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

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

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The distance between Derby and St Ives is 256 miles. The road distance is 309.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Derby to St Ives without a car is to train which takes 6 h 24 min and costs £100 - £150.

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It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from Derby to St Ives, including transfers.

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Derby to St Ives bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Derby station.

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The best way to get from Derby to St Ives is to train which takes 6 h 24 min and costs £100 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £35 and takes 11 h.

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Derby to St Ives bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hayle station.

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Map of how to get from Derby to St Ives.
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  • Distance: 255.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 24 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Derby to St Ives 4 times a week. Tickets cost $120 - $200 and the journey takes 5 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Derby to St Ives via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Hayle, and Hayle, Foundry Square in around 11 h.

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, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
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
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Single
$120 - $200
Off-Peak Single
$140 - $210
Train from Derby to St Erth
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Single
$120 - $200
Off-Peak Single
$140 - $210
Train from Derby to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $100
Train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
33 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 Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Hayle
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $230
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$65 - $100
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $230
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
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $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
$80 - $120
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
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Thameslink
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Derby to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth 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

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