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There are 11 ways to get from Dublin to St Ives by car ferry, train, bus and ferry, bus, car, plane or night bus

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Recommended option

Car ferry, train  •  15h 26m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Nuneaton
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Plymouth
  4. Take the train from Plymouth to St Erth

$289 - $456

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  19h 15m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Hayle National Express

$47 - $60

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Car ferry, train via Chester  •  15h 36m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Tamworth
  4. Take the train from Tamworth High Level to St Erth

$217 - $375

Car ferry, train #2  •  16h 30m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Hayle

$250 - $416

Car ferry, drive  •  10h 32m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to St Ives

$128 - $182

Fly to Newquay, night bus  •  7h 44m

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

$65 - $241

Fly to Bristol, train  •  9h 23m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bristol (BRS) DUB - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  3. Take the train from Plymouth to St Erth

$135 - $374

Fly to Exeter, train  •  9h 17m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Exeter (EXT) DUB - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth

$120 - $321

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  11h 7m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Birmingham (BHX) DUB - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Plymouth
  3. Take the train from Plymouth to St Erth

$153 - $412

Fly to Cardiff, train  •  11h 20m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Cardiff (CWL) DUB - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Parkway
  3. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Plymouth
  4. Take the train from Plymouth to St Erth

$165 - $437

Fly to Southampton, train  •  10h 59m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Southampton (SOU) DUB - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to St Erth

$227 - $552

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to St Ives is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 19h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to St Ives is to fly and night bus which costs 55€ - 210€ and takes 7h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to St Ives station. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Hayle, Foundry Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 15m.

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The distance between Dublin and St Ives is 351 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to St Ives without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 15h 26m and costs 250€ - 400€.

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It takes approximately 15h 26m to get from Dublin to St Ives, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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

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Aer Lingus offers flights from Dublin Airport to Newquay Airport.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to St Ives.
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  • Distance: 219.2 miles
  • Duration: 15h 26m

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

There is no direct connection from Dublin to St Ives. However, you can take the car ferry to Holyhead, take the walk to Holyhead, take the train to Nuneaton, take the train to Birmingham New Street, take the train to Plymouth, take the train to St Erth, then take the train to St Ives (Cornwall). Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dublin to St Ives via Holyhead, Holyhead, Chester, Crewe, Tamworth High Level, and St Erth in around 15h 36m.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Dublin to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Dublin to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Dublin to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Nuneaton
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $150
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Crewe to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $140
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 Tamworth High Level to St Erth
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$120 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$130 - $190
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Bristol Parkway to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
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
Train from Cardiff Central to Hayle
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $230
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$65 - $100
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $230
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Train from Bristol Parkway to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
Train from Reading to St Erth
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $260
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$70 - $110
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $260
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Holyhead to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
First Anytime Day Single
$150 - $220
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 and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
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
Night bus from Newquay to Hayle
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 14m and costs 4€ - 11€.

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