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

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Bus  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from St Ives, Bus Station to Penzance, Bus Station A17 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Penzance, Bus Station to Porthcurno, The Valley A1

$6 - $8

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from St Ives (Cornwall) to St Erth
  2. Take the train from St Erth to Penzance
  3. Take the bus from Penzance, Bus Station to Porthcurno, The Valley A1

$8 - $48

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Ives to Porthcurno 17.7 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from St Ives to Porthcurno 17.7 miles

$3 - $6

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St Ives to Porthcurno is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Ives to Porthcurno is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 28 min.

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The distance between St Ives and Porthcurno is 14 miles. The road distance is 17.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from St Ives to Porthcurno, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Ives station to Porthcurno. However, there are services departing from St Ives, Bus Station and arriving at Porthcurno, The Valley via Penzance, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 58 min.

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

You can take a bus from St Ives to Porthcurno via Penzance, Bus Station in around 1 h 58 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from St Ives (Cornwall) to St Erth
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$4 - $7
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $4
Train from St Erth to Penzance
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$4 - $8
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $6
CrossCountry
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from St Ives, Bus Station to Penzance, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Penzance, Bus Station to Porthcurno, The Valley
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Taxi from St Ives to Porthcurno
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Travel 4000
Phone
+44 1209 719961
Website
travel4000.com
Amber Cabs
Phone
+44 1209 831199

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