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There are 4 ways to get from Taunton to St Ives by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the train from Taunton to St Erth

$75 - $154

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Bus  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Taunton to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way National Express
  2. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Hayle National Express

$21 - $31

2 alternative options

Night train, bus  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the night train from Taunton to Redruth
  2. Take the bus from Redruth, station to St Ives, Bus Station T2

$81 - $143

Drive  •  2h 27m

  1. Drive from Taunton to St Ives 142.4 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Taunton to St Ives is to bus which costs £16 - £24 and takes 5h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Taunton to St Ives is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Taunton to St Ives station. However, there are services departing from Taunton and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way and Hayle, Foundry Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Taunton to St Ives. However, there are services departing from Taunton and arriving at St Ives (Cornwall) via St Erth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 54m.

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The distance between Taunton and St Ives is 119 miles. The road distance is 142.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Taunton to St Ives without a car is to train which takes 3h 54m and costs £55 - £120.

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It takes approximately 3h 54m to get from Taunton to St Ives, including transfers.

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Taunton to St Ives bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Taunton station.

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Taunton to St Ives train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Taunton station.

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The best way to get from Taunton to St Ives is to train which takes 3h 54m and costs £55 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £24 and takes 5h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Taunton to St Ives.
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  • Distance: 118.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 54m

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Taunton to St Ives every 4 hours. Tickets cost $80 - $150 and the journey takes 3h 15m. CrossCountry also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Taunton to St Ives via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way and Hayle, Foundry Square in around 5h 44m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Taunton to St Erth
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
Night train from Taunton to Redruth
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
CrossCountry
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Taunton to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Hayle
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
National Express

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Taunton to St Ives bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hayle station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Taunton to St Ives is 142 miles. It takes approximately 2h 27m to drive from Taunton to St Ives.

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