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

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Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from St Ives (Cornwall) to Penzance

$5 - $10

Cheapest option

Bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the bus from St Ives, Bus Station to Penzance, Bus Station A17 / ...

$3 - $4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Ives to Penzance 8.5 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from St Ives to Penzance 8.5 miles

$1 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from St Ives to Penzance is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Ives to Penzance is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs £30 - £40.

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The distance between St Ives and Penzance is 11 km. The road distance is 14 km.

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The train from St Ives (Cornwall) to Penzance takes 23 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from St Ives, Bus Station and arriving at Penzance, Bus Station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from St Ives (Cornwall) and arriving at Penzance. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from St Ives to Penzance twice daily. Tickets cost $5 - $10 and the journey takes 23 min. Alternatively, First operates a bus from St Ives to Penzance every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 35 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from St Ives (Cornwall) to Penzance
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $10
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from St Ives to Penzance
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Travel 4000
Phone
+44 1209 719961
Website
travel4000.com
Amber Cabs
Phone
+44 1209 831199

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