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

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Train via Hayle  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Hayle to Bath Spa

$93 - $213

Cheapest option

Train, line 19 bus  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Hayle to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the line 19 bus from Stoke Gifford, Bristol Parkway Station to Bath City Centre, Bus Station 19 / ...

$91 - $148

3 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from St Erth to Bath Spa

$92 - $214

Bus  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Hayle to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way National Express
  2. Take the bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal Falcon

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from St Ives to Bath 195.3 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from St Ives to Bath is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Ives to Bath is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Ives station to Bath. However, there are services departing from St Ives, Bus Station and arriving at Bath City Centre, St James's Parade via Hayle, Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station and Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from St Ives to Bath. However, there are services departing from St Ives (Cornwall) and arriving at Bath Spa via St Erth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 22 min.

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The distance between St Ives and Bath is 159 miles. The road distance is 195.3 miles.

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The best way to get from St Ives to Bath without a car is to train which takes 5 h 21 min and costs £70 - £170.

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from St Ives to Bath, including transfers.

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

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St Ives to Bath train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from St Erth station.

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The best way to get from St Ives to Bath is to train which takes 5 h 21 min and costs £70 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from St Ives to Bath.
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  • Distance: 159 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 21 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from St Ives to Bath 6 times a week. Tickets cost $110 - $210 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min. CrossCountry also services this route once a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Ives to Bath via Hayle, Viaduct, Hayle, Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way, Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station, and Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal in around 8 h 37 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Hayle to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $90
Advanced Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $210
Train from St Erth to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $90
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $210
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Hayle to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $140
Train from St Erth to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $140
Train from Hayle to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$85 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
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 Hayle to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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St Ives to Bath bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal station.

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St Ives to Bath train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Bath Spa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Ives to Bath is 195 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to drive from St Ives to Bath.

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