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Coach Information to St Ives from London

distanceDistance250 miles (403 km)
durationAverage coach duration7 h 15 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£22 (€25)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from London to St Ives cover the 250 miles (403 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 15 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £22, but the average price of coach tickets is £22. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in St Ives, The Terrace.

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National Express coaches between London and St Ives

National Express coaches will get you from London to St Ives from £22. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

National Express

Taking the coach with National Express is a great way to travel from London to St Ives! National Express is the UK’s leading coach operator with hundreds of routes to cities, towns and major airports throughout the country at affordable prices. As an official travel partner of National Express, Omio shows you the best deals for National Express coach tickets from London to St Ives, so you can book the cheapest, fastest or earliest ticket. Simply choose the best times and tickets available for the London to St Ives route on Omio. You can expect to travel around 250 miles (403 km) from London to St Ives on a National Express coach.

All National Express coaches have air conditioning and free WiFi access as well as onboard entertainment. Most coaches have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select from three ticket options for the London to St Ives coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on cancelling or changing your coach ticket easily, we recommend booking the Fully Flexible Fare option.

National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach between London and St Ives:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Buses from London to St Ives

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.


London to St Ives Bus Station information

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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FAQs
How much does a cheap coach between London and St Ives cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach to St Ives from London for the next 7 days starting from £22  one way.
What is the cost of a coach ticket from London to St Ives on average?
The London to St Ives coach ticket price is on average £22  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance by coach from London to St Ives?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to St Ives from London via coach to be approximately 250 miles (403 km).
How many hours does it take from London to St Ives by coach?
On average the London to St Ives coach time is 7 h 15 min  covering the 250 miles (403 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
When travelling by coach from London to St Ives, which coach station in London do I depart from and which coach station in St Ives do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in St Ives, The Terrace.

Where is the London coach station located? Where is the St Ives coach station located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their coaches from London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.

Passengers arriving in St Ives most often arrive at St Ives, The Terrace and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this coach station to the city centre.

Which coach companies can get me from London to St Ives?
For the route from London to St Ives you can take a coach with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services to St Ives from London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
What time is the earliest coach from London to St Ives? What time is the last coach from London to St Ives?
If you prefer early morning coaches from London to St Ives, the first coach leaves at 12: 15. If you prefer late night coaches from London to St Ives, the last coach of the day leaves at 23: 45. Omio shows you the latest coach from London to St Ives schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I purchase coach tickets between London and St Ives for the best deals?
If you book a coach ticket to St Ives from London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £22 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets between London and St Ives are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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