There are 3 ways to get from Birmingham to St Ives by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) 777 / ...

$23 - $27

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Peterborough

$69 - $99

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to St Ives 87.4 miles

$18 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to St Ives is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to St Ives is to drive which takes 1 h 30 min and costs £14 - £21.

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The distance between Birmingham and St Ives is 125 km. The road distance is 140 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Birmingham to St Ives, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham to St Ives. However, there are services departing from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station and arriving at St Ives, Chestnut Road (Kings Hedges) via Cambridge, The Busway Parkside (Parker's Piece). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 39 min.

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What companies run services between Birmingham, England and St Ives, Cambridgeshire, England?

National Express operates a bus from Birmingham to St Ives once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min. Alternatively, CrossCountry operates a train from Birmingham to St Ives hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 1 h 52 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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