There are 6 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Ives by subway, train, bus, car or towncar

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

Tube, train Great Northern, bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
  3. Take the bus from The Busway Railway Station to St Ives, Chestnut Road (Kings Hedges)

$41 - $54

Cheapest option

Tube, train Thameslink, bus  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to Finsbury Park Underground Station
  2. Take the train from Finsbury Park to Huntingdon
  3. Take the bus from Huntingdon, Railway Station (Railway Station Car Park) to St Ives, Copperbeech Close (St Audrey Lane)

$37 - $49

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Cambridge Parkside National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge, The Busway Parkside (Parker's Piece) to St Ives, Chestnut Road (Kings Hedges) A|the busway

$41 - $46

Tube, train  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge North

$41 - $53

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 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Ives is to drive which costs £12 - £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 £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 24 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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It takes approximately 3 h to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Ives, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Ives. However, there are services departing from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 and arriving at St Ives, Chestnut Road (Kings Hedges) via Cambridge, The Busway Parkside (Parker's Piece). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

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

You can take a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Ives via Cambridge Parkside and Cambridge, The Busway Parkside (Parker's Piece) in around 3 h 7 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 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to Finsbury Park Underground Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge North
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Finsbury Park to Huntingdon
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach in the Fens
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from The Busway Railway Station to St Ives, Chestnut Road (Kings Hedges)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, The Busway Parkside (Parker's Piece) to St Ives, Chestnut Road (Kings Hedges)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Huntingdon, Railway Station (Railway Station Car Park) to St Ives, Copperbeech Close (St Audrey Lane)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to St Ives
Estimated price
$190 - $270

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