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

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Carferry, train CrossCountry  •  16 h 31 min

  1. Take the carferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
  2. Take the carferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
  3. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Tamworth
  4. Take the train from Tamworth High Level to Hayle

$204 - $393

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Bus to Dublin, fly to Newquay  •  9 h 1 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

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Carferry, train via Cardiff Central  •  20 h 5 min

  1. Take the carferry 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

Carferry, train  •  21 h 5 min

  1. Take the carferry from Larne 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

$328 - $533

Bus, bus and ferry  •  22 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras X2a / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Hayle

$76 - $95

Drive, carferry  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Belfast to Rosslare
  2. Take the carferry from Rosslare to Pembroke
  3. Drive from Pembroke to St Ives

$148 - $208

Fly Belfast City to Exeter, train  •  7 h 30 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 19 min

  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 44 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

Questions & Answers

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 21 min.

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The distance between Belfast and St Ives is 305 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to St Ives without a car is to carferry and train which takes 16 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 16 h 31 min to get from Belfast to St Ives, including transfers.

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Belfast to St Ives bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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The quickest flight from Belfast City Airport to Exeter Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Flybe offers flights from Belfast City Airport to Exeter Airport.

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There are 766+ hotels available in St Ives. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Belfast City Airport is to line 600 shuttle which takes 8 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Belfast to St Ives.
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  • Distance: 305.2 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 31 min

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

There is no direct connection from Belfast to St Ives. However, you can take the carferry to Douglas, Isle of Man, take the carferry to Liverpool, take the walk to Liverpool ONE Bus Station, take the bus to Liverpool, Elliot Street (Boots), take the walk to Liverpool Lime Street, take the train to Tamworth, take the walk to Tamworth High Level, take the train to Hayle, take the walk to Hayle, Foundry Square, then take the bus to St Ives, Bus Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Belfast to St Ives via Liverpool Birkenhead, Birkenhead Hamilton Square, Chester, Cardiff Central, Hayle, and Hayle, Foundry Square in around 20 h 5 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Belfast City to Newquay via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Belfast City to Newquay via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
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 Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
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
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Tamworth High Level to Hayle
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$120 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$130 - $190
Train from Glasgow Central to St Erth
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Once 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
Twice daily
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Plymouth to St Erth
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
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
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 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $230
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
2 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Train from Plymouth to St Erth
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $75
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
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
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 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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Single offer
$34
Standard fare
$62
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
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
$224
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$39
Passenger Flexi
$65
Standard Car
$91
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Rosslare to Pembroke
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$39 - $44
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $160
On Foot
$39 - $44

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