There are 7 ways to get from Brighton to St Ives by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

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Train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to St Erth

$192 - $341

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Bus  •  13 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton to Truro National Express

$29 - $36

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Train via Exeter St Davids  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth

$134 - $262

Bus via Heathrow Central Bus Station  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Brighton, Preston Circus to Heathrow Central Bus Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Hayle National Express

$111 - $141

Drive  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Brighton to St Ives 281.6 miles

$60 - $90

Fly London Gatwick to Newquay, night bus  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY
  2. Take the night bus from Newquay to Hayle

$63 - $210

Train to London City, fly to Exeter, train  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth

$149 - $435

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to St Ives station. However, there are services departing from Brighton, Preston Circus and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Hayle, Foundry Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h.

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The distance between Brighton and St Ives is 240 miles. The road distance is 281.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Brighton to St Ives without a car is to train which takes 7 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to get from Brighton to St Ives, including transfers.

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Brighton to St Ives bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Brighton, Preston Circus station.

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The best way to get from Brighton to St Ives is to train which takes 7 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brighton to St Ives is 282 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to drive from Brighton to St Ives.

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Flybe offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport.

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Map of how to get from Brighton to St Ives.
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  • Distance: 239.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 37 min

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

You can take a train from Brighton to St Ives via London Victoria, Victoria Underground Station, Paddington Underground Station, London Paddington, St Erth, and St Erth, Railway Station in around 7 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to St Ives via Heathrow Central Bus Station, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Hayle, and Hayle, Foundry Square in around 11 h.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to St Erth
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $290
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$80 - $130
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $290
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
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
Thameslink
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 Brighton, Preston Circus to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Hayle
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Brighton to Truro
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Newquay to Hayle
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com

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There are 766+ hotels available in St Ives. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 23 min and costs .

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