There are 12 ways to get from Belfast to St Ives by car ferry, bus, train, bus and ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Car ferry, bus, train  •  17 h 25 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Birmingham New Street
  4. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Plymouth
  5. Take the train from Plymouth to St Erth

$288 - $454

Cheapest option

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Newquay  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Newquay (NQY) BFS - NQY

$62 - $297

10 alternative options

Car ferry, train via Chester  •  20 h 25 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
  2. Take the train from Chester to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Hayle

$222 - $377

Car ferry, train CrossCountry  •  20 h 19 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Central to St Erth

$312 - $445

Bus, bus and ferry  •  22 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Hayle

$62 - $82

Bus, car ferry, train  •  23 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras X1
  2. Take the bus from Busáras to Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour 132
  3. Take the car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  4. Take the train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central
  5. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Truro

$256 - $403

Car ferry, drive  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Drive from Cairnryan to St Ives

$159 - $219

Fly Belfast City to Exeter, train  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Exeter (EXT) BHD - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth

$125 - $422

Fly Belfast City to Newquay, night bus  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Newquay (NQY) BHD - NQY
  2. Take the night bus from Newquay to Hayle

$99 - $413

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Bristol, train  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Bristol (BRS) BFS - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  3. Take the train from Plymouth to St Erth

$149 - $357

Bus to Dublin, fly to Newquay  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Newquay (NQY) DUB - NQY

$75 - $249

Fly Belfast City to Cardiff, train  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Cardiff (CWL) BHD - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  4. Take the train from Plymouth to St Erth

$173 - $475

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to St Ives is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £45 - £65 and takes 22 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to St Ives is to fly and night bus which costs £75 - £320 and takes 6 h.

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The distance between Belfast and St Ives is 305 miles.

It takes approximately 17 h 25 min to get from Belfast to St Ives, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to St Ives station. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station via Dublin, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Hayle, Foundry Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 19 min.

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What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and St Ives, Cornwall, England?

easyJet, Flybe and two other airlines fly from Belfast to St Ives every 3 hours.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Belfast City to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Belfast City to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Belfast City to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Newquay via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Newquay via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Newquay via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Newquay via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Newquay via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Newquay via Birmingham, Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Newquay via Amsterdam, Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Newquay via Glasgow, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Newquay via Jersey, Manchester
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Bristol via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Newquay via Bristol, Cork
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $140
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 Glasgow Central to St Erth
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$240 - $360
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$130 - $210
Anytime Single
$240 - $360
Off-Peak Single
$280 - $420
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 Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to St Erth
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $75
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 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $230
Train from Cardiff Central to Truro
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $220
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
First Anytime Day Single
$95 - $140
Train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cairnryan to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
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
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$169
Car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$225
Car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.ie
Book at
directferries.co.uk

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