There are 8 ways to get from Stoke-on-Trent to St Ives by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

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Train  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth

£114 - £197

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Bus  •  11h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to St Erth National Express

£16 - £21

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Train via Birmingham  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Plymouth
  3. Take the train from Plymouth to St Erth

£115 - £228

Train via Cardiff  •  11h 54m

  1. Take the train from Crewe to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Truro

£135 - £258

Drive  •  5h 5m

  1. Drive from Stoke-on-Trent to St Ives 309.2 miles

£50 - £75

Train to Manchester, fly to Newquay, night bus  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Newquay (NQY) MAN - NQY
  3. Take the night bus from Newquay to St Erth

£58 - £206

Train to Manchester, fly to Exeter, train  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Exeter (EXT) MAN - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth

£101 - £298

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newquay, night bus  •  8h 22m

  1. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newquay (NQY) LHR - NQY
  3. Take the night bus from Newquay to St Erth

£180 - £557

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The cheapest way to get from Stoke-on-Trent to St Ives is to bus which costs £16 - £22 and takes 11h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Stoke-on-Trent to St Ives is to drive which costs £50 - £75 and takes 5h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stoke-on-Trent to St Ives station. However, there are services departing from Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and St Erth, Park & Ride Site. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stoke-on-Trent to St Ives. However, there are services departing from Stoke-on-Trent and arriving at St Ives (Cornwall) via Birmingham New Street, Plymouth and St Erth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 12m.

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The distance between Stoke-on-Trent and St Ives is 240 miles. The road distance is 309.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Stoke-on-Trent to St Ives without a car is to train which takes 7h 33m and costs £110 - £200.

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It takes approximately 7h 33m to get from Stoke-on-Trent to St Ives, including transfers.

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Stoke-on-Trent to St Ives bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent station.

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Stoke-on-Trent to St Ives train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Stoke-on-Trent station.

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The best way to get from Stoke-on-Trent to St Ives is to train which takes 7h 33m and costs £110 - £200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £22 and takes 11h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Stoke-on-Trent to St Ives.
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  • Distance: 240.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 33m

What companies run services between Stoke-on-Trent, England and St Ives, Cornwall, England?

You can take a train from Stoke-on-Trent to St Ives via Exeter St Davids, St Erth, and St Erth, Park & Ride Site in around 7h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stoke-on-Trent to St Ives via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and St Erth, Park & Ride Site in around 11h 22m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Flights from Manchester to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £220
Flights from London Heathrow to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £600
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Single
£65 - £110
Off-Peak Single
£70 - £110
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Single
£45 - £75
Off-Peak Single
£40 - £65
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£19 - £30
Anytime Single
£28 - £45
Off-Peak Single
£18 - £26
Train from Birmingham New Street to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Single
£70 - £110
Off-Peak Single
£70 - £110
Train from Plymouth to St Erth
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Single
£35 - £55
Off-Peak Single
£27 - £40
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£18 - £28
Anytime Single
£26 - £40
Off-Peak Single
£15 - £23
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £95
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£27 - £45
Advanced Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £95
Train from Plymouth to St Erth
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£17 - £26
Advanced Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £55
Train from Cardiff Central to Truro
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£90 - £170
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£45 - £70
Advanced Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Day Single
£90 - £170
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £65
Virgin Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£16 - £60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £22
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £60
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £19
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£35 - £55
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £75
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£140 - £190
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Crewe to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£20 - £28
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £65
First Anytime Day Single
£65 - £100
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 Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to St Erth
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
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National Express
Night bus from Newquay to St Erth
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Book at
National Express

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Stoke-on-Trent to St Ives bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at St Erth station.

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Stoke-on-Trent to St Ives train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at St Erth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stoke-on-Trent to St Ives is 309 miles. It takes approximately 5h 5m to drive from Stoke-on-Trent to St Ives.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Newquay Airport.

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