There are 10 ways to get from Leeds to St Ives by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

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  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Hayle

$155 - $230

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Hayle National Express

$39 - $51

8 alternative options

Train via Plymouth  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to St Erth

$167 - $270

Train Great Western Railway  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Hayle

$206 - $370

Drive  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Leeds to St Ives 390.6 miles

$80 - $130

Train to Manchester, fly to Newquay, night bus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Newquay (NQY) MAN - NQY
  3. Take the night bus from Newquay to Hayle

$83 - $229

Fly Leeds Bradford to Newquay, night bus, bus  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Newquay (NQY) LBA - NQY
  2. Take the night bus from Newquay to Hayle
  3. Take the bus from Hayle, Foundry Square to St Ives, Bus Station

$55 - $263

Train to Manchester, fly to Exeter, train  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Exeter (EXT) MAN - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth

$139 - $348

Train to Doncaster/Sheffied, fly to Newquay, night bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Doncaster
  2. Fly from Doncaster/Sheffied (DSA) to Newquay (NQY) DSA - NQY
  3. Take the night bus from Newquay to Hayle

$191 - $920

Train to Birmingham, fly to Newquay, night bus, bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds 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

$137 - $456

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leeds to St Ives is to bus which costs £29 - £40 and takes 12 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leeds to St Ives is to fly and night bus and bus which costs £40 - £200 and takes 6 h 23 min.

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The distance between Leeds and St Ives is 300 miles. The road distance is 390.6 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 7 h 49 min to get from Leeds to St Ives, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Leeds station to St Ives station. However, there are services departing from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Hayle, Foundry Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 28 min.

More details

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Leeds to St Ives 6 times a week. Tickets cost $150 - $230 and the journey takes 7 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leeds to St Ives via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Hayle, and Hayle, Foundry Square in around 12 h 28 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Manchester to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Doncaster/Sheffied to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Hayle
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $140
Anytime Single
$150 - $230
Off-Peak Single
$170 - $250
Train from Leeds to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Single
$130 - $200
Off-Peak Single
$140 - $210
Train from Plymouth to St Erth
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Train from Leeds to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $75
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $230
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
First Anytime Day Single
$110 - $160
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Hayle
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
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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