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

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Bus  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from St Ives, Bus Station to Redruth, Railway Station T2
  2. Take the bus from Redruth, Railway Station to Falmouth, The Moor A U2

$6 - $8

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Train  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from St Ives (Cornwall) to St Erth
  2. Take the train from St Erth to Truro
  3. Take the train from Truro to Falmouth Town

$18 - $60

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Ives to Falmouth 26.8 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from St Ives to Falmouth 26.8 miles

$5 - $9

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No, there is no direct bus from St Ives station to Falmouth. However, there are services departing from St Ives, Bus Station and arriving at Falmouth, The Moor A via Redruth, Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from St Ives to Falmouth. However, there are services departing from St Ives (Cornwall) and arriving at Falmouth Town via St Erth and Truro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

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The distance between St Ives and Falmouth is 19 miles. The road distance is 26.8 miles.

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The best way to get from St Ives to Falmouth without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from St Ives to Falmouth, including transfers.

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

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St Ives to Falmouth 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 Falmouth is to bus which takes 1 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h 8 min.

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St Ives to Falmouth bus services, operated by First, arrive at Falmouth, The Moor A station.

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

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Map of how to get from St Ives to Falmouth.
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  • Distance: 18.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 53 min

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

You can take a bus from St Ives to Falmouth via Redruth, Railway Station in around 1 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from St Ives to Falmouth via St Erth and Truro in around 2 h 8 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 Truro
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $20
Train from Truro to Falmouth Town
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $11
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from St Ives, Bus Station to Redruth, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Redruth, Railway Station to Falmouth, The Moor A
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from St Ives to Falmouth
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Travel 4000
Phone
+44 1209 719961
Website
travel4000.com
Amber Cabs
Phone
+44 1209 831199

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Yes, the driving distance between St Ives to Falmouth is 27 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from St Ives to Falmouth.

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