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

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Train  •  22 min

  1. Take the train from Penzance to St Ives (Cornwall)

$5 - $10

Cheapest option

Bus  •  31 min

  1. Take the bus from Penzance, Bus Station to St Ives, Bus Station A17 / ...

$3 - $4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Penzance to St Ives 8.4 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Penzance to St Ives 8.4 miles

$1 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Penzance to St Ives is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Penzance to St Ives is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs £30 - £40.

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The distance between Penzance and St Ives is 11 km. The road distance is 13 km.

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The train from Penzance to St Ives (Cornwall) takes 22 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Penzance, Bus Station and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Penzance and arriving at St Ives (Cornwall). Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Penzance to St Ives twice daily. Tickets cost $5 - $10 and the journey takes 22 min. Alternatively, First operates a bus from Penzance to St Ives every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 31 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Penzance to St Ives (Cornwall)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $9
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $10
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Penzance to St Ives
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Travel 4000
Phone
+44 1209 719961
Website
travel4000.com
Amber Cabs
Phone
+44 1209 831199

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