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There are 5 ways to get from Derby to St Ives by train, bus or car

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Train  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the train from Derby to Hayle

$130 - $194

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Bus  •  11h 21m

  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

3 alternative options

Train via Plymouth  •  7h 12m

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

$142 - $233

Train, bus  •  7h 47m

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

$126 - $186

Drive  •  5h 13m

  1. Drive from Derby to St Ives 309.5 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Derby to St Ives is to bus which costs £25 - £35 and takes 11h 21m.

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

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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 11h 21m.

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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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The best way to get from Derby to St Ives without a car is to train which takes 6h 40m and costs £100 - £150.

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It takes approximately 6h 40m to get from Derby to St Ives, including transfers.

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Derby to St Ives bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Derby station.

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The best way to get from Derby to St Ives is to train which takes 6h 40m and costs £100 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £35 and takes 11h 21m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Derby to St Ives is 310 miles. It takes approximately 5h 13m to drive from Derby to St Ives.

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Map of how to get from Derby to St Ives.
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  • Distance: 255.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 40m

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 5h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Derby to St Ives via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Hayle, Foundry Square in around 11h 21m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Hayle
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
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
4h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
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
1h 40m
Frequency
3 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
5h 34m
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to St Erth
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $75
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 Derby to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Hayle
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
National Express

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