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There are 6 ways to get from St Ives to Isle of Man by train, car ferry, night train, bus, car, night bus or plane

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, car ferry  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from St Erth to Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street
  4. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$180 - $338

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  18 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Hayle to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
  3. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$55 - $114

4 alternative options

Train, car ferry via Newport (S Wales)  •  13 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Hayle to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Chester
  3. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$175 - $305

Night train, train, car ferry  •  14 h 39 min

  1. Take the night train from Redruth to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street
  4. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$206 - $393

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Drive from St Ives to Liverpool
  2. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$95 - $177

Night bus, fly  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the night bus from Hayle to Newquay
  2. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to Isle Of Man (IOM) NQY - IOM

$135 - $671

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St Ives to Isle of Man is to bus and car ferry which costs £40 - £90 and takes 18 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Ives to Isle of Man is to night bus and fly which costs £100 - £550 and takes 7 h 32 min.

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The distance between St Ives and Isle of Man is 279 miles.

The best way to get from St Ives to Isle of Man without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 13 h 19 min and costs £130 - £260.

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It takes approximately 13 h 19 min to get from St Ives to Isle of Man, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Newquay Airport to Isle Of Man Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Newquay Airport to Isle Of Man Airport.

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There are 119+ hotels available in Isle of Man. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from St Ives to Isle of Man.
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  • Distance: 279.3 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 19 min

What companies run services between St Ives, Cornwall, England and Isle of Man?

There is no direct connection from St Ives to Douglas. However, you can take the train to St Erth, take the train to Plymouth, take the train to Birmingham New Street, take the train to Liverpool Lime Street, take the walk to Liverpool Central Loop Line, take the train to Liverpool James Street, take the walk to Liverpool, then take the car ferry to Douglas, Isle of Man. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from St Ives to Douglas via Hayle, Viaduct, Hayle, Newport (S Wales), Chester, Liverpool James Street, and Liverpool in around 13 h 54 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newquay to Isle Of Man via Manchester
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Newquay to Isle Of Man via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from St Erth to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $75
Night train from Redruth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from St Erth to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Plymouth to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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 Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$95 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $150
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Chester
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
First Anytime Day 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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Hayle to Newquay
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com

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