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Recommended option

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

$36 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 32 min

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

$21 - $24

3 alternative options

Train Thameslink, bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Huntingdon
  2. Take the bus from Huntingdon, Bus Station to St Ives, Copperbeech Close (St Audrey Lane) A|the busway / ...

$35 - $43

Train Greater Anglia, bus  •  2 h 19 min

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

$38 - $48

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from London to St Ives 74 miles

$15 - $23

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

You can take a bus from London to St Ives via Cambridge and Cambridge, The Busway Parkside (Parker's Piece) in around 2 h 32 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Bus operators
Stagecoach in the Fens
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from The Busway Railway Station to St Ives, Chestnut Road (Kings Hedges)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Huntingdon, Bus Station to St Ives, Copperbeech Close (St Audrey Lane)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, The Busway Parkside (Parker's Piece) to St Ives, Chestnut Road (Kings Hedges)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Dews Coaches
Website
dews-coaches.com
Bus from Huntingdon, Bus Station (Huntingdon Bus Station) to St Ives, Copperbeech Close (St Audrey Lane)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
dews-coaches.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London and St Ives is 92 km. The road distance is 118 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to St Ives is to drive which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1 h 23 min.

The quickest way to get from London to St Ives is to drive which takes 1 h 23 min and costs £11 - £18.

No, there is no direct bus from London to St Ives. However, there are services departing from London Aldgate 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 32 min.

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

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