There are 5 ways to get from Bath to St Ives by train, bus or car

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 via Hayle  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Hayle

$93 - $139

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 54 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

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to St Erth

$94 - $210

Train Great Western Railway  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Filton Abbey Wood to Redruth

$112 - $209

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Bath to St Ives 189 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Bath to St Ives is to bus which costs £16 - £22 and takes 7 h 54 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Bath to St Ives station. However, there are services departing from Bath and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station via Truro, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bath to St Ives. However, there are services departing from Bath Spa and arriving at St Ives (Cornwall) via St Erth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 13 min.

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The distance between Bath and St Ives is 159 miles. The road distance is 189 miles.

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The best way to get from Bath to St Ives without a car is to train which takes 4 h 36 min and costs £70 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Bath to St Ives, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Bath to St Ives.
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  • Distance: 159 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Bath to St Ives 5 times a week. Tickets cost $90 - $140 and the journey takes 4 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bath to St Ives via Truro and Truro, Bus Station in around 7 h 54 min.

Train operators
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 11 min
Frequency
5 times 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 Bath Spa to St Erth
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $140
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bath Spa to St Erth
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
6 times 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 Filton Abbey Wood to Redruth
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
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 Bath to Truro
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com

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