There are 10 ways to get from Derby 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  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Hayle

$130 - $194

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Hayle National Express

$34 - $45

8 alternative options

Train via Plymouth  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to St Erth

$142 - $233

Train, bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Truro
  2. Take the bus from Truro, Railway Station to St Ives, Bus Station T2

$126 - $186

Drive  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Derby to St Ives 309.5 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Birmingham, fly, night bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Newquay (NQY) BHX - NQY
  3. Take the night bus from Newquay to Hayle

$113 - $420

Train, train to Manchester, fly  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Newquay (NQY) MAN - NQY

$91 - $279

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly, night bus, bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Newquay (NQY) LBA - NQY
  3. Take the night bus from Newquay to Hayle
  4. Take the bus from Hayle, Foundry Square to St Ives, Bus Station

$90 - $332

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

$124 - $281

Train to Doncaster/Sheffied, fly, night bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Doncaster
  2. Fly from Doncaster/Sheffied (DSA) to Newquay (NQY) DSA - NQY
  3. Take the night bus from Newquay to Hayle

$209 - $932

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Derby to St Ives is to bus which costs £25 - £35 and takes 11 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Derby to St Ives is to drive which costs £50 - £75 and takes 5 h 13 min.

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The distance between Derby and St Ives is 256 miles. The road distance is 309.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to get from Derby to St Ives, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Derby to St Ives station. However, there are services departing from Derby and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Hayle, Foundry Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 8 min.

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Derby to St Ives 6 times a week. Tickets cost $120 - $190 and the journey takes 5 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Derby to St Ives via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Hayle, and Hayle, Foundry Square in around 11 h 8 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 Leeds Bradford to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Doncaster/Sheffied to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Hayle
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Single
$120 - $190
Off-Peak Single
$140 - $210
Train from Derby to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $160
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 Derby to Truro
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$120 - $190
Off-Peak Single
$130 - $200
Train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Derby to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Derby to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to St Erth
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $75
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$23 - $35
Train from Derby to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Train from Derby to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Train from Derby to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Thameslink
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Truro, Railway Station to St Ives, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
First
Bus from Hayle, Foundry Square to St Ives, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Derby to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com

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