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

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Bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Helston, Blue Anchor to Long Rock, Morrisons U4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Long Rock, Morrisons to St Ives, Bus Station A17

$5 - $8

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Helston, Tesco to Redruth, Railway Station L1
  2. Take the train from Redruth to St Erth

$11 - $48

Line 39 bus, bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 39 bus from Helston, Seven Stars to Camborne, Bus Station 39 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Camborne, Bus Station to St Ives, Bus Station T2

$7 - $8

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Helston to St Ives 15.4 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Helston to St Ives 15.4 miles

$3 - $5

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Helston to St Ives station. However, there are services departing from Helston, Blue Anchor and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station via Long Rock, Morrisons. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 26 min.

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The distance between Helston and St Ives is 12 miles. The road distance is 15.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Helston to St Ives without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from Helston to St Ives, including transfers.

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Helston to St Ives bus services, operated by First, depart from Helston, Blue Anchor station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Helston to St Ives is 15 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Helston to St Ives.

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There are 766+ hotels available in St Ives. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Helston to St Ives.
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  • Distance: 12.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 26 min

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

You can take a bus from Helston to St Ives via Long Rock, Morrisons in around 1 h 26 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Redruth to St Erth
Ave. Duration
16 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
CrossCountry
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Helston, Blue Anchor to Long Rock, Morrisons
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Long Rock, Morrisons to St Ives, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Helston, Tesco to Redruth, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Helston, Seven Stars to Camborne, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Camborne, Bus Station to St Ives, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from Helston to St Ives
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Travel 4000
Phone
+44 1209 719961
Website
travel4000.com
Amber Cabs
Phone
+44 1209 831199

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