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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  •  1h 48m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
  2. Take the bus from The Busway station to St Ives, Chestnut Road A - the busway / ...

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Towncar  •  46m

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

$140 - $200

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Bus  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Cambridge Parkside National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge, The Busway Parkside to St Ives, Chestnut Road A - the busway / ...

Train, bus via Cambridge North  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge, The Busway Cambridge North to St Ives, Ramsey Road A - the busway / ...

Taxi  •  46m

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

$190 - $230

Drive  •  46m

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

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Ives is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 46m.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Ives is to taxi which costs £140 - £180 and takes 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Ives. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at St Ives, Chestnut Road via Cambridge, The Busway Parkside. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 59m.

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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 1h 48m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 48m 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, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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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 station.

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

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There are 423+ hotels available in St Ives. Prices start at $80 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: 1h 48m

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 and Cambridge, The Busway Parkside in around 1h 59m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in the Fens
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from The Busway station to St Ives, Chestnut Road
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in the Fens
Bus from Cambridge, The Busway Parkside to St Ives, Chestnut Road
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in the Fens
Bus from Cambridge, The Busway Cambridge North to St Ives, Ramsey Road
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in the Fens
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 London to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Ives
Ave. Duration
46m
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to St Ives
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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