There are 5 ways to get from Southampton to St Ives, Bus Station by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train via Cambridge North  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge North

$65 - $93

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 203 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Cambridge Parkside National Express / ...

$57 - $65

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
  3. Take the bus from The Busway Railway Station to St Ives, Bus Station

$64 - $89

Train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Huntingdon

$62 - $90

Drive  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to St Ives, Bus Station 137.6 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to St Ives, Bus Station station. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Cambridge, The Busway Parkside (Parker's Piece). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 26 min.

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The distance between Southampton and St Ives, Bus Station is 114 miles. The road distance is 137.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to St Ives, Bus Station without a car is to train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Southampton to St Ives, Bus Station, including transfers.

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Southampton to St Ives, Bus Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to St Ives, Bus Station is to train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 26 min.

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Southampton to St Ives, Bus Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cambridge Parkside station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to St Ives, Bus Station is 138 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to drive from Southampton to St Ives, Bus Station.

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There are 379+ hotels available in St Ives, Bus Station. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to St Ives, Bus Station.
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  • Distance: 114.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and St Ives, Bus Station, Cambridgeshire, England?

You can take a train from Southampton to St Ives, Bus Station via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Leicester Square Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London Kings Cross, Cambridge North, Cambridge, The Busway Cambridge North (Cambridge North Railway Station), and St Ives, The Busway St Ives Park and Ride (Car Park) in around 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to St Ives, Bus Station via Heathrow Central Bus Station, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Cambridge Parkside, and Cambridge, The Busway Parkside (Parker's Piece) in around 6 h 26 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge North
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge North
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Huntingdon
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach in the Fens
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from The Busway Railway Station to St Ives, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com

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