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There are 5 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Ives by subway, train, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Subway, train, bus  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station to Finsbury Park station
  2. Take the train from Finsbury Park to Huntingdon
  3. Take the bus from Huntingdon, Railway Station to St Ives, Copperbeech Close

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Cambridge Parkside National Express / ...

$23 - $28

3 alternative options

Subway, train, bus via Cambridge  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station to Finsbury Park station
  2. Take the train from Finsbury Park to Cambridge
  3. Take the bus from The Busway station to St Ives, Chestnut Road

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Ives 79.1 miles

$17 - $25

Towncar  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to St Ives 79.1 miles

$190 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Ives is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Ives is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Ives. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at St Ives, Chestnut Road via Cambridge, The Busway Parkside. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and St Ives is 62 miles. The road distance is 79.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Ives without a car is to subway and train and bus which takes 3 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Ives, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Ives bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Ives bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cambridge Parkside station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Ives is 79 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Ives.

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There are 376+ hotels available in St Ives. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Ives.
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  • Distance: 62.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and St Ives, Cambridgeshire, England?

National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Ives hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $28 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station to Finsbury Park station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Finsbury Park to Huntingdon
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Finsbury Park to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach in the Fens
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Huntingdon, Railway Station to St Ives, Copperbeech Close
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from The Busway station to St Ives, Chestnut Road
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to St Ives
Estimated price
$190 - $260

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