There are 5 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Ives by train, bus or car

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Train CrossCountry  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to St Erth

$114 - $221

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport to Truro National Express
  2. Take the bus from Truro, Bus Station to St Ives, Bus Station T2

$21 - $27

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Weston-super-Mare to Hayle

$109 - $196

Bus Stagecoach South West  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station Falcon
  2. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Hayle National Express

$46 - $52

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Ives 177.4 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Ives station. However, there are services departing from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way and Hayle, Foundry Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and St Ives is 146 miles. The road distance is 177.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Ives without a car is to train which takes 6 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Ives, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Ives bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Ives is to train which takes 6 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 40 min.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Ives bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hayle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Ives is 177 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Ives.

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There are 766+ hotels available in St Ives. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Ives.
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  • Distance: 146.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and St Ives, Cornwall, England?

You can take a train from Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Ives via Temple Meads, Bristol Temple Meads, Plymouth, St Erth, and St Erth, Railway Station in around 6 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Ives via Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station, Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way, Hayle, and Hayle, Foundry Square in around 6 h 40 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $100
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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 - $60
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
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Weston-super-Mare to Hayle
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $180
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $180
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Hayle
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Airport to Truro
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com

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