There are 6 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Ives by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, bus  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
  2. Take the bus from The Busway Railway Station to St Ives, Chestnut Road (Kings Hedges) A|the busway / ...

$24 - $58

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) 727 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge, The Busway Parkside (Parker's Piece) to St Ives, Chestnut Road (Kings Hedges) A|the busway / ...

$19 - $24

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Cambridge North  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge, The Busway Cambridge North (Cambridge North Railway Station) to St Ives, Ramsey Road A|the busway / ...

$25 - $64

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Ives 43.9 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Ives 43.9 miles

$9 - $14

Towncar  •  46 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to St Ives 43.9 miles

$140 - $200

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) station to St Ives. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) and arriving at St Ives, Chestnut Road (Kings Hedges) via Cambridge, The Busway Parkside (Parker's Piece). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and St Ives is 34 miles. The road distance is 43.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Ives without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Ives, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Ives bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt).

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Ives bus services, operated by Stagecoach in the Fens, arrive at St Ives, Chestnut Road (Kings Hedges) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Ives is 44 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Ives.

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There are 375+ hotels available in St Ives. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Ives.
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  • Distance: 34.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

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

You can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Ives via Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) and Cambridge, The Busway Parkside (Parker's Piece) in around 1 h 42 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in the Fens
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from The Busway Railway Station to St Ives, Chestnut Road (Kings Hedges)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, The Busway Cambridge North (Cambridge North Railway Station) to St Ives, Ramsey Road
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, The Busway Parkside (Parker's Piece) to St Ives, Chestnut Road (Kings Hedges)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11
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 Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Ives
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to St Ives
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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