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

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Train via Plymouth  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Hereford to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  4. Take the train from Plymouth to St Erth

$129 - $285

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Hereford, Broad Street to Gloucester, Transport Hub arrival 33
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
  3. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Hayle

$32 - $45

2 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 16 min

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

$145 - $268

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Hereford to St Ives 241.6 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Hereford to St Ives is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 11 h 3 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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No, there is no direct bus from Hereford to St Ives station. However, there are services departing from Hereford, Broad Street and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station via Gloucester, Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way and Hayle, Foundry Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 3 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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The best way to get from Hereford to St Ives without a car is to train which takes 7 h 37 min and costs £95 - £220.

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It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to get from Hereford to St Ives, including transfers.

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Hereford to St Ives bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, depart from Hereford, Broad Street station.

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The best way to get from Hereford to St Ives is to train which takes 7 h 37 min and costs £95 - £220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £35 and takes 11 h 3 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hereford to St Ives is 242 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to drive from Hereford to St Ives.

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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 37 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), Bristol Temple Meads, Plymouth, St Erth, and St Erth, station in around 7 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hereford to St Ives via Gloucester, Transport Hub arrival, Gloucester, Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way, Hayle, and Hayle, Foundry Square in around 11 h 3 min.

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
$18 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
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 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
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 Plymouth to St Erth
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
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
5 h 25 min
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Plymouth to St Erth
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hereford, Broad Street to Gloucester, Transport Hub arrival
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 from Gloucester to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Hayle
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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