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 Liverpool to St Ives will cost around £ 223 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 219.
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It's difficult to get from Liverpool to St Ives without changing at least 2 times.
|Distance||245 miles (395 km)|
|Average train duration||8 h 46 min|
|Average train ticket price||£218 (€245)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
Trains from Liverpool to St Ives cover the 245 miles (395 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 46 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £218, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £218. Travellers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in St Ives.
Travelling from Liverpool to St Ives by train has become rather convenient. Several service providers cover the 245-mile journey every day. Routes vary, with some trips including more changeovers than others. The journey from Liverpool to St Ives can take between 8 to 12 hours.
With multiple daily departures, travellers will always find an available train. There are departures available from around 8:00 a.m. every morning. For those who prefer an overnight voyage, there are departures running from 9:00 p.m.
Trips vary in duration, taking from 8 to 12 hours. The time depends on the route selected and changeovers. The earlier the departure, the shorter the journey.
Departure train station: The Liverpool Lime Street railway station connects via public transport to most of Liverpool city centre. The station has a drop-off point as well as a short-stay car park. There are shops, ATMs, free public WiFi, and toilets with baby-changing facilities.
Arrival train station: Trains arrive at Lelant train station, which is a short trip from St Ives city centre. The St Ives train station is another 3 miles away, approximately 10 minutes by train. Lelant station is a request-stop station, so it's advisable to inform the conductor as soon as possible. The station has limited facilities, meaning there are no toilets, ATMs, or waiting rooms.
There are two providers offering trains from Liverpool to St Ives: CrossCountry and Great Western Railway.
While trains run frequently enough between the two destinations, it's best to plan ahead and to check all available trains before deciding which one to take. There are no direct trips and passengers should prepare for a changeover.
LikeCrossCountry, GWR has no direct trains running between the two destinations. Trips take between 8 to 12 hours.
CrossCountry has first- and standard-class options. First-class travellers can enjoy larger reclining seats, extra table space, and complimentary food and drinks. Priority seating can be arranged for the elderly, disabled people, expectant mothers, or parents carrying infants. Depending on the routes and types of trains used, standard class may have power points and WiFi, with plenty of luggage space. Refreshments are also available. Those looking to hit the waves in St Ives should note that CrossCountry doesn't allow any surfboards or snowboards on its services. It's best to inform the train operator in advance if taking a bicycle along.
GWR also offers a first-class option, with reclining seats for napping travellers and trolleys filled with tasty treats. The seats are more spacious, with ample legroom, tables, plug sockets, USB ports, and free WiFi. If requested in advance, GWR provides special assistance to older or disabled travellers. The allowance of surfboards as luggage is limited to its Night Riviera Sleeper and local train services, but travellers should book space in advance to avoid disappointment. Both providers allow passengers to bring up to two small pets on their trains. They should be kept on a leash or confined in a pet carrier, and it's a good idea to notify the operator in advance.
When planning the train trip from Liverpool to St Ives, travellers should book in advance and be flexible on travel dates to get the best possible prices. They can also check specials on the Omio platform to see if there are any discounted packages. Opting for connecting trains and slower journeys may also reduce prices.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in St Ives.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and travel around 0.2 miles (346 m) from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at St Ives and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (743 m) from the train station to the city centre in St Ives.
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