There are 9 ways to get from Dublin to St Ives by car ferry, train, bus and ferry, 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

Car ferry, train CrossCountry  •  14 h 38 min

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

$212 - $387

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  18 h 50 min

  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 - $65

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Car ferry, train  •  15 h 54 min

  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

$261 - $427

Car ferry, drive  •  10 h 31 min

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

$129 - $183

Fly to Newquay, night bus  •  6 h 42 min

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

$65 - $241

Fly to Exeter, train  •  8 h 28 min

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

$121 - $331

Fly to Bristol, train  •  8 h 57 min

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

$123 - $367

Fly to Cardiff, train  •  10 h 26 min

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

$159 - $459

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  10 h 33 min

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

$138 - $377

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to St Ives is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 18 h 50 min.

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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 6 h 42 min.

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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 18 h 50 min.

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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 14 h 38 min and costs 180€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 14 h 38 min 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 1 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to St Ives.
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  • Distance: 219.2 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 38 min

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 Crewe, take the train to Birmingham New Street, take the train to St Erth, take the walk to St Erth, Railway Station, then take the bus to St Ives, Bus Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dublin to St Ives via Holyhead, Holyhead, Cardiff Central, Hayle, and Hayle, Foundry Square in around 15 h 54 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Dublin to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Holyhead to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Train from Birmingham New Street to St Erth
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $190
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
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to St Erth
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Hayle
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$65 - $100
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $240
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to St Erth
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $200
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $200
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
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
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Hayle
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Newquay to Hayle
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $44
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $44
car
$118
Passenger
$42

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