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

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Train, bus  •  1h 37m

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge North
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge, The Busway Cambridge North to St Ives, The Busway St Ives Park and Ride B

£25 - £34

3 alternative options

Train, bus via The Busway station  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Cambridge
  2. Take the bus from The Busway station to St Ives, The Busway St Ives Park and Ride B / ...

£30 - £37

Train, bus via The Busway station #2  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge
  2. Take the bus from The Busway station to St Ives, The Busway St Ives Park and Ride B / ...

£28 - £41

Drive  •  1h 30m

  1. Drive from London King's Cross to St Ives Station 72.1 miles

£10 - £16

London to St Ives Station by train and bus

The journey time between London and St Ives Station is around 1h 37m and covers a distance of around 89 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 27m. Operated by Great Northern and Stagecoach in the Fens, the London to St Ives Station service departs from London Kings Cross and arrives in St Ives, The Busway St Ives Park and Ride. Typically 247 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 37m
Fastest journey time:
1h 27m
Services per week:
247
Cheapest price:
£25
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:42
Last service departs at:
23:12

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London to St Ives Station train and bus schedules

London → St Ives Station
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The cheapest way to get from London to St Ives Station is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from London to St Ives Station is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 30m.

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The distance between London and St Ives Station is 57 miles. The road distance is 72.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London to St Ives Station without a car is to train and bus which takes 1h 37m and costs £24 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 37m to get from London to St Ives Station, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to St Ives Station is 72 miles. It takes approximately 1h 30m to drive from London to St Ives Station.

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There are 197+ hotels available in St Ives Station. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 56.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 37m

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

There is no direct connection from London to St Ives Station. However, you can take the train to Cambridge North, take the walk to Cambridge, The Busway Cambridge North, then take the bus to St Ives, The Busway St Ives Park and Ride. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London King's Cross to St Ives Station via Cambridge and The Busway station in around 1h 59m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£26 - £35
Bus operators
Stagecoach in the Fens
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, The Busway Cambridge North to St Ives, The Busway St Ives Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach in the Fens
Bus from The Busway station to St Ives, The Busway St Ives Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach in the Fens

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