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

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Train Great Western Railway  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Peterborough to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to St Erth

$183 - $341

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Bus  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Peterborough to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Hayle National Express

$37 - $50

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Train CrossCountry  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Peterborough to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hayle

$164 - $261

Train via Exeter St Davids  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Peterborough to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Truro

$131 - $242

Drive  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Peterborough to St Ives 341.3 miles

$70 - $110

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Peterborough to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

$83 - $242

Train to London City, fly to Exeter, train  •  9 h 4 min

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

$144 - $440

Train to Norwich, fly to Exeter, train  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Peterborough to Norwich
  2. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Exeter (EXT) NWI - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth

$168 - $468

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Newquay  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Peterborough to Doncaster
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Newquay (NQY) MAN - NQY

$108 - $266

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Exeter  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Peterborough to Doncaster
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Exeter (EXT) MAN - EXT
  4. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth

$163 - $375

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Peterborough to St Ives is to bus which costs £28 - £40 and takes 13 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Peterborough to St Ives is to drive which costs £55 - £85 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Peterborough to St Ives station. However, there are services departing from Peterborough and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and Hayle, Foundry Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 31 min.

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The distance between Peterborough and St Ives is 280 miles. The road distance is 341.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Peterborough to St Ives without a car is to train which takes 7 h 32 min and costs £140 - £270.

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It takes approximately 7 h 32 min to get from Peterborough to St Ives, including transfers.

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Peterborough to St Ives bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Peterborough station.

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The best way to get from Peterborough to St Ives is to train which takes 7 h 32 min and costs £140 - £270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 - £40 and takes 13 h 31 min.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Peterborough to St Ives bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hayle station.

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Map of how to get from Peterborough to St Ives.
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  • Distance: 279.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 32 min

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

You can take a train from Peterborough to St Ives via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Paddington, London Paddington, St Erth, and St Erth, station in around 7 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Peterborough to St Ives via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and Hayle, Foundry Square in around 13 h 31 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Norwich to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Manchester to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$18 - $28
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Peterborough to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$19 - $29
1st Class
$35 - $55
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Peterborough to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Peterborough to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to St Erth
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $290
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$80 - $130
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $290
Train from Exeter St Davids to Truro
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Birmingham New Street to Hayle
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $180
Train from Exeter St Davids to Truro
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
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
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Bus operators
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 Peterborough to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Hayle
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Peterborough to St Ives is 341 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to drive from Peterborough to St Ives.

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Flybe offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport.

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