There are 9 ways to get from Oxford to St Ives by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

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 via Reading  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to St Erth

$146 - $299

Cheapest option

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

$91 - $273

7 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Didcot Parkway to Hayle

$137 - $263

Bus, train  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Bus Station 66
  2. Take the train from Swindon to Bristol Parkway
  3. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Redruth

$107 - $175

Bus  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Heathrow Central Bus Station LHR|the airline / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Hayle National Express

$95 - $121

Drive  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to St Ives 261.1 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Birmingham, fly to Newquay, night bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Newquay (NQY) BHX - NQY
  3. Take the night bus from Newquay to Hayle

$117 - $389

Train to Manchester, fly to Newquay  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Newquay (NQY) MAN - NQY

$133 - $308

Train to London City, fly to Exeter, train  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Marylebone
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth

$166 - $452

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oxford to St Ives is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to St Ives is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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The distance between Oxford and St Ives is 213 miles. The road distance is 261.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from Oxford to St Ives, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to St Ives station. However, there are services departing from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 and Hayle, Foundry Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 16 min.

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Oxford to St Ives.
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  • Distance: 213.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 24 min

What companies run services between Oxford, England and St Ives, Cornwall, England?

You can take a train from Oxford to St Ives via Reading, St Erth, and St Erth, Railway Station in around 6 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to St Ives via Heathrow Central Bus Station, London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3, Hayle, and Hayle, Foundry Square in around 10 h 16 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Oxford to Reading
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Train from Bristol Parkway to Redruth
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$80 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$80 - $120
Train from Oxford to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $45
Train from Oxford to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $100
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $80
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Oxford to Reading
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
Train from Reading to St Erth
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$70 - $110
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $250
Train from Didcot Parkway to Hayle
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$70 - $110
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $250
Train from Swindon to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Oxford to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Hayle
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Newquay to Hayle
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com

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