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There are 4 ways to get from Falmouth to St Ives by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Falmouth Town to Truro
  2. Take the train from Truro to St Erth

$18 - $60

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Bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Falmouth, Top of Killigrew St to Redruth, station U2
  2. Take the bus from Redruth, station to St Ives, Bus Station T2

$6 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Falmouth to St Ives 25.4 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Falmouth to St Ives 25.4 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Falmouth to St Ives is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Falmouth to St Ives is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Falmouth to St Ives station. However, there are services departing from Falmouth, Top of Killigrew St and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station via Redruth, station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Falmouth to St Ives. However, there are services departing from Falmouth Town and arriving at St Ives (Cornwall) via Truro and St Erth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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The distance between Falmouth and St Ives is 19 miles. The road distance is 25.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Falmouth to St Ives without a car is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs £13 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to get from Falmouth to St Ives, including transfers.

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Falmouth to St Ives bus services, operated by First, depart from Falmouth, Top of Killigrew St station.

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Falmouth to St Ives train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Falmouth Town station.

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The best way to get from Falmouth to St Ives is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs £13 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £6 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Falmouth to St Ives.
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  • Distance: 18.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 2 min

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

You can take a train from Falmouth to St Ives via Truro and St Erth in around 2 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Falmouth to St Ives via Redruth, station in around 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Falmouth Town to Truro
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $11
Train from Truro to St Erth
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $20
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Falmouth, Top of Killigrew St to Redruth, station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Redruth, station to St Ives, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from Falmouth to St Ives
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Travel 4000
Phone
+44 1209 719961
Website
travel4000.com
Amber Cabs
Phone
+44 1209 831199

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Falmouth to St Ives bus services, operated by First, arrive at St Ives, Bus Station.

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Falmouth to St Ives train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at St Erth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Falmouth to St Ives is 25 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Falmouth to St Ives.

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