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

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

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Hayle

$140 - $208

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

$36 - $51

7 alternative options

Train via Plymouth  •  6 h 59 min

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

$154 - $250

Train via Truro, Railway Station  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Truro

$135 - $199

Drive  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Derby to St Ives 309.5 miles

$65 - $100

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Newquay  •  8 h 21 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

$104 - $260

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Exeter  •  9 h 41 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

$169 - $380

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay  •  8 h 32 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

$132 - $290

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Newquay  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Newquay (NQY) LBA - NQY

$107 - $338

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 - $210 and the journey takes 5 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Derby to St Ives via Birmingham and Hayle, Foundry Square in around 11 h 8 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Newquay
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Exeter
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Newquay
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Newquay via Belfast City
Avg. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Hayle
Avg. Duration
5 h 59 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $130
Anytime Single
$130 - $210
Off-Peak Single
$150 - $220
Train from Derby to Plymouth
Avg. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $180
Train from Derby to Truro
Avg. Duration
5 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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 Leeds
Avg. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to St Erth
Avg. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth
Avg. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Avg. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Single
$25 - $40
Train from Derby to London St Pancras International
Avg. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $90
Anytime Single
$90 - $130
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Avg. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Thameslink
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Derby to Birmingham
Avg. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Hayle
Avg. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Derby to St Ives?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Derby to St Ives?

The cheapest way to get from Derby to St Ives is to bus which costs £30 and takes 11 h 8 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Derby to St Ives?

The quickest way to get from Derby to St Ives is to drive which takes 5 h 13 min and costs £60.

Is there a direct bus between Derby and St Ives?

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.

How long does it take to get from Derby to St Ives?

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