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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from St Erth to Bath Spa

$98 - $223

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 12 min

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

$57 - $62

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from St Ives, Bus Station to Truro, Boscawen Street T2
  2. Take the train from Newquay to Bath Spa

$98 - $150

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from St Ives to Bath 195.3 miles

$40 - $65

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 $120 - $220 and the journey takes 4 h 9 min. CrossCountry also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Ives to Bath via Hayle, Viaduct, Hayle, Plymouth, Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station, and Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal in around 8 h 12 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from St Erth to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $220
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from St Erth to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Single
$95 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $150
Train from Newquay to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 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 - $130
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from St Ives to Bath?

The distance between St Ives and Bath is 254 km. The road distance is 312 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from St Ives to Bath?

The cheapest way to get from St Ives to Bath is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 31 min.

What is the fastest way to get from St Ives to Bath?

The quickest way to get from St Ives to Bath is to drive which takes 3 h 31 min and costs £30 - £45.

Is there a direct bus between St Ives and Bath?

No, there is no direct bus from St Ives 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 12 min.

How long does it take to get from St Ives to Bath?

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