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

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 Plymouth  •  7 h 19 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

$141 - $303

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol to Hayle National Express

$37 - $51

2 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 4 min

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

$156 - $290

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Hereford to St Ives 241.6 miles

$50 - $75

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, Railway Station in around 7 h 19 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Hereford to St Ives once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 6 h 20 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
$19 - $29
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $29
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Hereford to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
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
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $140
Train from Plymouth to St Erth
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Cardiff Central to Hayle
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$70 - $110
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $250
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
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $25
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Train from Plymouth to St Erth
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Hereford to St Ives?

The distance between Hereford and St Ives is 281 km. The road distance is 387 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Hereford to St Ives?

The cheapest way to get from Hereford to St Ives is to bus which costs £26 - £40 and takes 10 h 57 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Hereford to St Ives?

The quickest way to get from Hereford to St Ives is to drive which takes 4 h 8 min and costs £35 - £55.

Is there a direct bus between Hereford and St Ives?

No, there is no direct bus from Hereford to St Ives. 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 and Hayle, Foundry Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 57 min.

How long does it take to get from Hereford to St Ives?

It takes approximately 7 h 19 min to get from Hereford to St Ives, including transfers.