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

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  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Newton Abbot to St Erth

$60 - $139

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Paignton to Truro National Express
  2. Take the bus from Truro, Bus Station to St Ives, Bus Station T2

$17 - $22

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Newton Abbot to Truro
  2. Take the bus from Truro, Railway Station to St Ives, Bus Station T2

$52 - $89

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Torquay to St Ives 106 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Torquay to St Ives is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 5 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Torquay to St Ives is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Torquay and St Ives is 88 miles. The road distance is 106 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Torquay to St Ives, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Torquay to St Ives station. However, there are services departing from Torquay Harbour, Strand Harbourside and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station via Paignton and Truro, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 59 min.

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Torquay to St Ives bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Penzance station.

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Map of how to get from Torquay to St Ives.
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  • Distance: 88.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Torquay to St Ives every 3 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $100 and the journey takes 2 h 28 min. CrossCountry also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Torquay to St Ives via Paignton, Bus Station, Paignton, Truro, and Truro, Bus Station in around 5 h 59 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newton Abbot to St Erth
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $100
Train from Newton Abbot to Truro
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $80
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newton Abbot to St Erth
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Newton Abbot to Truro
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Bus operators

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