Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to St Ives

Showing times and prices for 7 Dec

Cheapest

£219

Average

£223

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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10:05Liverpool Lime Street8h46 18:51Lelant
3 changes
£2191One-way
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10:53Liverpool Central9h59 20:52Lelant
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£2191One-way
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14:05Liverpool Lime Street8h23 22:28Carbis Bay
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£2191One-way
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12:05Liverpool Lime Street8h22 20:27Carbis Bay
3 changes
£2191One-way
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10:05Liverpool Lime Street8h20 18:25Carbis Bay
3 changes
£2191One-way

Train schedule Liverpool to St Ives

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tue, 7 Dec
09:08Liverpool Lime Street8h42 17:50Lelant
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09:08Liverpool Lime Street8h17 17:25Carbis Bay
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10:05Liverpool Lime Street8h46 18:51Lelant
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10:05Liverpool Lime Street8h20 18:25Carbis Bay
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10:53Liverpool Central9h59 20:52Lelant
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12:05Liverpool Lime Street8h22 20:27Carbis Bay
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13:08Liverpool Lime Street7h49 20:57Carbis Bay
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14:05Liverpool Lime Street8h23 22:28Carbis Bay
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Fastest train times from Liverpool to St Ives

Showing times and prices for 7 Dec

Fastest Journey

7 h 49 m

Average

8 h 34 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

396 km

It's difficult to get from Liverpool to St Ives without changing at least 2 times.

Fastest
13:08Liverpool Lime Street7h49 20:57Carbis Bay
2 changes
£2191One-way
09:08Liverpool Lime Street8h17 17:25Carbis Bay
3 changes
£2351One-way
10:05Liverpool Lime Street8h20 18:25Carbis Bay
3 changes
£2191One-way
12:05Liverpool Lime Street8h22 20:27Carbis Bay
3 changes
£2191One-way
14:05Liverpool Lime Street8h23 22:28Carbis Bay
3 changes
£2191One-way

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Overview: Train from Liverpool to St Ives

distanceDistance245 miles (395 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 46 min
priceAverage train ticket price£218 (€245)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, 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.

Trains from Liverpool to 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.

Liverpool to St Ives train times: Daily departures

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.

How long is the journey by train from Liverpool to St Ives?

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.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Liverpool to St Ives?

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.

Which train companies travel from Liverpool to St Ives?

There are two providers offering trains from Liverpool to St Ives: CrossCountry and Great Western Railway.

CrossCountry Liverpool to St Ives

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.

Great Western Railway Liverpool to St Ives

LikeCrossCountry, GWR has no direct trains running between the two destinations. Trips take between 8 to 12 hours.

Liverpool to St Ives trains: Services on board

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.

How to find cheap train tickets from Liverpool to St Ives

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.

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FAQs
How much do cheap trains to St Ives from Liverpool cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Liverpool and St Ives for as little as £218  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Liverpool to St Ives?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Liverpool to St Ives train price to come in at an average of £218  one way.
How far is it from Liverpool to St Ives by train?
The train distance from Liverpool to St Ives is around 245 miles (395 km).
What is the average Liverpool to St Ives train duration?
The Liverpool to St Ives train duration is on average 8 h 46 min, which is to be expected when travelling 245 miles (395 km) to St Ives from Liverpool. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Liverpool to St Ives, which train station in Liverpool do I depart from and which train station in St Ives do I arrive in?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Liverpool Lime Street   and arrive in St Ives.

Where is the Liverpool train station located? Where is the St Ives train station located?

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.

How many train services per day are there to St Ives from Liverpool?
On average, there are 6 trains a day from Liverpool to St Ives. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When should I book Liverpool St Ives train tickets to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets to St Ives from Liverpool within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £218 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Liverpool to St Ives a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Liverpool
St Ives
The major railway station for departures from Liverpool is Liverpool Lime Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Liverpool Lime Street for your trip between Liverpool and St Ives.
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
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Public transport options for Liverpool Lime Street
Suburban train lines: Wirral Line (green)
Bus lines: 9, 10, 61, 82, 79, 86C, 500
Train lines: Northern, West Midlands, TransPennine Express, East Midlands, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales, London Northwestern