There are 6 ways to get from Bath 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  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Hayle

$93 - $209

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Bath to Truro National Express
  2. Take the bus from Truro, Bus Station to St Ives, Bus Station T2

$22 - $28

4 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to St Erth

$108 - $249

Bus, train  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to Truro
  3. Take the bus from Truro, Railway Station to St Ives, Bus Station T2

$74 - $106

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Bath to St Ives 189 miles

$40 - $60

Train, fly  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Land's End (LEQ) EXT - LEQ

$98 - $513

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bath to St Ives is to bus which costs £16 - £22 and takes 8 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bath to St Ives is to drive which takes 3 h 31 min and costs £30 - £45.

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The distance between Bath and St Ives is 254 km. The road distance is 302 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Bath to St Ives, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bath to St Ives. However, there are services departing from Bath and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station via Truro, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 7 min.

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Bath to St Ives twice a week. Tickets cost $110 - $210 and the journey takes 4 h 14 min. CrossCountry also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bath to St Ives via Truro and Truro, Bus Station in around 8 h 7 min.

Airlines
Isles of Scilly Skybus
Flights from Exeter to Land's End via Scilly Isles
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bath Spa to Hayle
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $90
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $210
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
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 13 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 Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bath Spa to Hayle
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $140
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
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 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 Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Truro, Bus Station to St Ives, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
First
Bus from Truro, Railway Station to St Ives, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
First
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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