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There are 10 ways to get from Paris to St Ives by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train or plane

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Train  •  9h 11m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to St Erth

£205 - £437

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Bus  •  19h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Lille > London - Victoria Coach Station / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to St Erth National Express

£28 - £39

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Bus, train  •  16h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Bercy to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to St Erth

£144 - £178

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 31m

  1. Drive from Paris to Dieppe
  2. Take the car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
  3. Drive from Newhaven Ferry Port to St Ives

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9h 1m

  1. Drive from Paris to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to St Ives

£207 - £249

Fly Paris CDG to Newquay  •  10h 59m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Newquay (NQY) CDG - NQY

£82 - £180

Fly Paris CDG to Bristol, train  •  9h 38m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bristol (BRS) CDG - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  3. Take the train from Plymouth to St Erth

£117 - £581

Fly Paris Orly to Newquay  •  14h 34m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Newquay (NQY) ORY - NQY

£43 - £173

Fly Paris CDG to London Gatwick, train  •  11h 27m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Gatwick (LGW) CDG - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to St Erth

£145 - £349

Fly Paris CDG to Birmingham, train  •  11h 39m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Birmingham (BHX) CDG - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Plymouth
  3. Take the train from Plymouth to St Erth

£183 - £714

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in St Ives is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in St Ives is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in St Ives is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to St Ives is to bus which costs €30 - €50 and takes 19h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to St Ives is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs €240 - €290 and takes 9h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to St Ives. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at St Ives (Cornwall) via King's Cross St. Pancras station, London Paddington and St Erth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 11m.

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The distance between Paris and St Ives is 365 miles.

The best way to get from Paris to St Ives without a car is to train which takes 9h 11m and costs €230 - €550.

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It takes approximately 9h 11m to get from Paris to St Ives, including transfers.

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Paris to St Ives train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Paris Nord station.

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The best way to get from Paris to St Ives is to train which takes 9h 11m and costs €230 - €550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €50 and takes 19h 10m, you could also fly, which costs €95 - €210 and takes 10h 59m.

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There is no direct flight from Paris CDG Airport to Newquay Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 45m and has one stopover.

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St Ives is 1h behind Paris. It is currently 6:18 PM in Paris and 5:18 PM in St Ives.

Map of how to get from Paris to St Ives.
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  • Distance: 365.4 miles
  • Duration: 9h 11m

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

You can take a train from Paris to St Ives via London St Pancras Eurostar, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Paddington, London Paddington, and St Erth in around 9h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris Bercy to St Ives via London - Victoria Coach Station, London Victoria Coach Station, St Erth, and St Erth in around 19h 10m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Newquay via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £260
Flights from Paris CDG to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£95 - £280
Flights from Paris CDG to Newquay via Manchester, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £200
Flights from Paris Orly to Newquay via Nice, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £450
Flights from Paris Orly to Newquay via Milan Linate, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £440
Flights from Paris Orly to Newquay via Barcelona, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £470
Flights from Paris Orly to Newquay via Berlin Brandenburg Apt, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £460
Flights from Paris Orly to Newquay via Milan Malpensa, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Flights from Paris Orly to Newquay via Geneva, Manchester
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £270
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£24 - £85
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Newquay via Faro
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£110 - £500
Flights from Paris Orly to Newquay via Alicante
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£30 - £150
Flights from Paris Orly to Newquay via Barcelona, Alicante
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£30 - £150
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£95 - £280
Flights from Paris CDG to Newquay via Cork
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£95 - £280
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £300
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to St Erth
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£100 - £130
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£100 - £130
Anytime Day 1st Class
£180 - £240
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Plymouth to St Erth
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£27 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Reading to St Erth
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £120
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£90 - £120
Anytime Day 1st Class
£150 - £210
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£130 - £180
Train from Plymouth to St Erth
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£95 - £140
Train from Birmingham New Street to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£95 - £260
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£95 - £120
Anytime Day 1st Class
£180 - £260
Bus operators
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from Paris Bercy to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£39
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Blablabus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to St Erth
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
dfds.co.uk

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Paris to St Ives train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at St Erth station.

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easyJet, Aer Lingus, Air France and British Airways offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Newquay Airport.

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There are 430+ hotels available in St Ives. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 33 min and costs €5 - €9.

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