There are 5 ways to get from Taunton to St Ives by train, bus, night train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Taunton to St Erth

$76 - $157

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Taunton to Plymouth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Plymouth to Hayle National Express

$22 - $32

3 alternative options

Night train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the night train from Taunton to Redruth

$83 - $148

Drive  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Taunton to St Ives 142.4 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Land's End (LEQ) EXT - LEQ

$69 - $449

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Taunton to St Ives 3 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 22 min. Great Western Railway also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Taunton to St Ives via Plymouth, Hayle, and Hayle, Foundry Square in around 5 h 19 min.

Airlines
Isles of Scilly Skybus
Flights from Exeter to Land's End via Scilly Isles
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Taunton to St Erth
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $27
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Taunton to St Erth
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $160
Night train from Taunton to Redruth
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
Train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $35
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Taunton to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Plymouth to Hayle
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Taunton and St Ives is 190 km. The road distance is 228 km.

The cheapest way to get from Taunton to St Ives is to bus which costs £16 - £24 and takes 5 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Taunton to St Ives is to drive which takes 2 h 27 min and costs £22 - £35.

No, there is no direct bus from Taunton to St Ives. However, there are services departing from Taunton and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station via Plymouth and Hayle, Foundry Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 19 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Taunton to St Ives, including transfers.