There are 7 ways to get from Hereford to St Ives by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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

Train via Exeter St Davids  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Hereford to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth

$130 - $234

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Hayle National Express

$35 - $45

5 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Hereford to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Hayle

$144 - $266

Night bus  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the night bus from Cabot Circus to Redruth, Railway Station M6

$45 - $73

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Hereford to St Ives 241.6 miles

$50 - $75

Train to Birmingham, fly to Newquay, night bus, bus  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Hereford to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Newquay (NQY) BHX - NQY
  3. Take the night bus from Newquay to Hayle
  4. Take the bus from Hayle, Foundry Square to St Ives, Bus Station

$99 - $396

Train, train to Exeter, fly to Land's End  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Hereford to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Exeter St Davids
  3. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Land's End (LEQ) EXT - LEQ

$120 - $509

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hereford to St Ives is to bus which costs £27 - £35 and takes 10 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hereford to St Ives is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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The distance between Hereford and St Ives is 176 miles. The road distance is 241.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 44 min to get from Hereford to St Ives, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hereford to St Ives station. However, there are services departing from Hereford, Broad Street (Catholic Church) and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station via Monmouth, Bus Station (Monmouth Bus Station), Chepstow, Bus Station (Chepstow Bus Station), Bristol Bus & Coach Station and Hayle, Foundry Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Hereford to St Ives.
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  • Distance: 175.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Hereford to St Ives via Newport (S Wales), Exeter St Davids, St Erth, and St Erth, Railway Station in around 7 h 44 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Hereford to St Ives once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $23 and the journey takes 6 h 20 min.

Airlines
Isles of Scilly Skybus
Flights from Exeter to Land's End via Scilly Isles
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Hereford to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Train from Hereford to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
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
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $80
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
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 Hayle
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $230
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $100
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $230
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Hayle
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Newquay to Hayle
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
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