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

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Train  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from St Ives (Cornwall) to St Erth
  2. Take the train from St Erth to St Austell

$20 - $59

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Bus, line 27 bus  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from St Ives, Bus Station to Truro, Bus Station T2
  2. Take the line 27 bus from Truro, Bus Station to Mount Charles, Sandy Hill School 27

$7 - $9

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Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Ives to St Austell 40.4 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from St Ives to St Austell 40.4 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from St Ives to St Austell is to bus and line 27 bus which costs £5 - £7 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Ives to St Austell is to taxi which costs £140 - £180 and takes 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Ives station to St Austell. However, there are services departing from St Ives, Bus Station and arriving at Mount Charles, Sandy Hill School via Truro, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from St Ives to St Austell. However, there are services departing from St Ives (Cornwall) and arriving at St Austell via St Erth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between St Ives and St Austell is 33 miles. The road distance is 40.4 miles.

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The best way to get from St Ives to St Austell without a car is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs £15 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from St Ives to St Austell, including transfers.

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St Ives to St Austell bus services, operated by First, arrive at St Ives, Bus Station.

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St Ives to St Austell train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from St Ives (Cornwall) station.

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The best way to get from St Ives to St Austell is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs £15 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus and line 27 bus, which costs £5 - £7 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from St Ives to St Austell.
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  • Distance: 32.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

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

You can take a train from St Ives to St Austell via St Erth in around 1 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Ives to St Austell via Truro, Bus Station in around 3 h 12 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 St Austell
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
CrossCountry
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from St Ives, Bus Station to Truro, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Truro, Bus Station to Mount Charles, Sandy Hill School
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from St Ives to St Austell
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Travel 4000
Phone
+44 1209 719961
Website
travel4000.com
Amber Cabs
Phone
+44 1209 831199

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St Ives to St Austell bus services, operated by First, arrive at Mount Charles, Sandy Hill School station.

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St Ives to St Austell train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at St Austell station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Ives to St Austell is 40 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from St Ives to St Austell.

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