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

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Bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Padstow Bus Terminus to Truro, station 219
  2. Take the bus from Truro, station to St Ives, Bus Station T2

$8 - $10

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Padstow Bus Terminus to Bodmin Parkway Station 11A
  2. Take the train from Bodmin Parkway to St Erth

$27 - $59

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Padstow to St Ives 45.7 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Padstow to St Ives 45.7 miles

$9 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Padstow to St Ives is to bus which costs £6 - £8 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Padstow to St Ives is to taxi which costs £160 - £200 and takes 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Padstow to St Ives station. However, there are services departing from Padstow Bus Terminus and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station via Truro, station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 36 min.

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The distance between Padstow and St Ives is 33 miles. The road distance is 45.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Padstow to St Ives without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 36 min and costs £6 - £8.

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Padstow to St Ives, including transfers.

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Padstow to St Ives bus services, operated by First, depart from Padstow Bus Terminus station.

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Padstow to St Ives bus services, operated by First, arrive at St Ives, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Padstow to St Ives is 46 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Padstow to St Ives.

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There are 791+ hotels available in St Ives. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Padstow to St Ives.
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  • Distance: 33.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 36 min

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

You can take a bus from Padstow to St Ives via Truro, station in around 3 h 36 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bodmin Parkway to St Erth
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $24
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $45
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bodmin Parkway to St Erth
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Padstow to St Ives
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260

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