There are 9 ways to get from Birmingham to St Ives by train, bus, 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

Train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hayle

$119 - $177

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham to Hayle National Express

$27 - $34

7 alternative options

Train via Plymouth  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to St Erth

$135 - $217

Bus, train  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham, Navigation Street to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station M36
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to Truro

$63 - $116

Drive  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to St Ives 269.9 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Birmingham to Newquay, night bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Newquay (NQY) BHX - NQY
  2. Take the night bus from Newquay to Hayle

$78 - $366

Train to Manchester, fly to Newquay, night bus, bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Newquay (NQY) MAN - NQY
  3. Take the night bus from Newquay to Hayle
  4. Take the bus from Hayle, Foundry Square to St Ives, Bus Station

$114 - $278

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay, night bus, bus  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY
  3. Take the night bus from Newquay to Hayle
  4. Take the bus from Hayle, Foundry Square to St Ives, Bus Station

$137 - $327

Fly Birmingham to Land's End  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Land's End (LEQ) BHX - LEQ

$66 - $322

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to St Ives is to bus which costs £20 - £26 and takes 9 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to St Ives is to drive which takes 4 h 32 min and costs £40 - £65.

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The distance between Birmingham and St Ives is 354 km. The road distance is 432 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 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 Birmingham and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station via Hayle, Foundry Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 8 min.

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Birmingham to St Ives once daily. Tickets cost $110 - $180 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Birmingham to St Ives once daily. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 8 h 35 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Isles of Scilly Skybus
Flights from Birmingham to Land's End via Newquay, Scilly Isles
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Hayle
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $190
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
$95 - $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 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 Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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 15 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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Hayle
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Newquay to Hayle
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Birmingham, Navigation Street to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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