There are 4 ways to get from London to St Ives by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Great Northern, bus  •  1 h 43 min

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

$35 - $44

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Aldgate, Mansell Street to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) 010 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge, The Busway Parkside (Parker's Piece) to St Ives, Chestnut Road (Kings Hedges) A|the busway

$20 - $23

2 alternative options

Train Thameslink, bus  •  2 h 15 min

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

$39 - $47

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from London to St Ives 74 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from London to St Ives is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to St Ives is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between London and St Ives is 58 miles. The road distance is 74 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from London to St Ives, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to St Ives. However, there are services departing from Aldgate, Mansell Street and arriving at St Ives, Chestnut Road (Kings Hedges) via Cambridge, The Busway Parkside (Parker's Piece). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between London, England and St Ives, Cambridgeshire, England?

You can take a bus from London to St Ives via Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) and Cambridge, The Busway Parkside (Parker's Piece) in around 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
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
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
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Aldgate, Mansell Street to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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