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There are 5 ways to get from Porthtowan to St Ives by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Redruth, station to St Ives, Bus Station T2

$3 - $4

4 alternative options

Line 315 bus, train, bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 315 bus from Porthtowan, Beach Road to Redruth, station 315
  2. Take the train from Redruth to St Erth
  3. Take the bus from St Erth, station to St Ives, Bus Station A17

$8 - $42

Line 304 bus, bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 304 bus from Porthtowan Turn to Treliske Hospital, Trelawny Entrance 304
  2. Take the bus from Treliske, Lay By to St Ives, Bus Station T2

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Porthtowan to St Ives 19.2 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Porthtowan to St Ives 19.2 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Porthtowan to St Ives is to bus which costs £2 - £4 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Porthtowan to St Ives is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Porthtowan to St Ives station. However, there are services departing from Porthtowan, Beach Road and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station via Redruth, station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

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The distance between Porthtowan and St Ives is 11 miles. The road distance is 19.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Porthtowan to St Ives without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 4 min and costs £2 - £4.

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Porthtowan to St Ives, including transfers.

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Porthtowan to St Ives bus services, operated by First, arrive at Redruth, station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Porthtowan to St Ives is 19 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Porthtowan to St Ives.

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There are 777+ hotels available in St Ives. Prices start at $102 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 11.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

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

First operates a bus from Porthtowan to St Ives hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Redruth to St Erth
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $11
CrossCountry
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Redruth, station to St Ives, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from St Erth, station to St Ives, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
First
Bus from Treliske, Lay By to St Ives, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Hopleys Coaches
Phone
01872 553786
Email
info@hopleyscoaches.com
Website
hopleyscoaches.com
Bus from Porthtowan, Beach Road to Redruth, station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
hopleyscoaches.com
Bus from Porthtowan Turn to Treliske Hospital, Trelawny Entrance
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
hopleyscoaches.com
Other operators
Taxi from Porthtowan to St Ives
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Travel 4000
Phone
+44 1209 719961
Website
travel4000.com
Amber Cabs
Phone
+44 1209 831199

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