The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from London to St Ives will cost around £ 23 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 23.
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Of the 1 buses that leave London for St Ives every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 403 km distance in an average of 9 h 45 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 9 h 45 m .
The slowest buses will take 9 h 45 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||250 miles (403 km)|
|Average coach duration||8 h|
|Average coach ticket price||£17 (€19)|
|Coach companies||National Express or Megabus|
Coaches from London to St Ives cover the 250 miles (403 km) long route taking on average 8 h with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £17, but the average price of coach tickets is £17. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in St Ives, The Terrace.
Find the best coaches between London and St Ives with Omio's travel partners National Express from £17. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach between London and St Ives, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
When you buy your National Express coach tickets between London and St Ives don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
Travellers who wish to go from London to St Ives by bus can use the services provided by National Express. The company runs three coaches every day, which depart between 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. The bus journey takes anything from 8 hours and 30 minutes to more than 9 hours, depending on whether the service is direct or indirect. Where transfers are required, passengers are asked to switch to another bus in Plymouth. Buses depart from London Victoria station and terminate at St Ives coach station, which is situated in the southern side of the Cornish town, only a couple of minutes' walk from the tourist information centre and 5 minutes away from Wharf Road, where most art galleries and shops are located.
Buses from London to St Ives leave from Victoria Coach Station in the heart of London on Buckingham Palace Road. Victoria is a prime hub for London transport and passengers can get there in a variety of ways. The coach station is adjacent to Victoria Bus Station, the terminus for many London bus routes. Many buses also stop in the nearby streets including numbers 11, 44, 170, 211, C1, C10, and the N11 and N44 night services. Passengers can also take the tube travel to nearby Victoria Train Station which is on the Victoria, Circle and District lines. The train station is also the terminus for the Gatwick Express.
With its golden beaches, sidewalk cafes and traditional pubs, it’s no surprise that St Ives is one of the UK’s leading holiday destinations. It’s also a magnet for artists drawn by the region's clear light and stunning natural beauty. Visitors can enjoy fine museums and art galleries, and take boat trips out to sea to view seals and other marine life. Coaches from London arrive at the main bus station at The Malakoff next to the train station. Local services operated by the First Group terminate at this station allowing passengers to conveniently continue to destinations in St Ives and to nearby spots such as Penzance, Redruth and Land’s End.
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