There are 5 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Ives by train, bus, taxi, 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

Train, bus  •  1 h 29 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 37 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport 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

$19 - $24

3 alternative options

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

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

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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 46 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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It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Ives, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Ives. However, there are services departing from London Stansted Airport 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 37 min.

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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 (Parker's Piece) in around 1 h 37 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
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
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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