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Train Information to St Ives from London

distanceDistance250 miles (403 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price£67 (€76)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Railway

Trains from London to St Ives cover the 250 miles (403 km) long route taking on average 5 h 16 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £48, but the average price of train tickets is £67. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in St Ives.

Trains from London to St Ives

Great Western Railway provides train services from London to St Ives in Cornwall. Trains depart from Paddington Station almost hourly between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. There are also two overnight services on weekdays and one on Sundays. The majority of services include one change at St Erth in Cornwall. The average travel time for this journey is 5 hours and 45 minutes.

What is the departure and arrival station for trains from London to St Ives?

Departure Station: Paddington Station is a major railway and underground station in the heart of London, just to the north of Hyde Park. It can be reached via the underground on the Hammersmith and City Line, the Bakerloo line and the District and Circle lines. Travellers coming from Heathrow Airport can catch the Heathrow Express directly to Paddington Station.

Arrival Station: The train ride between St Erth and St Ives Railway Station is part of the Great Scenic Railways and boasts some of the most beautiful coastal views in the country. St Ives Railway Station is situated next to the coast. From there it is a pleasant 20-minute walk inland to the town centre.

Travel Tips

Trains from London to St Ives
Travel by train to St Ives easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to St Ives.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains to St Ives from London?
You can find a cheap train from London to St Ives for some dates and times for as low as £48  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from London to St Ives?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that London to St Ives train prices are on average £67  one way.
What is the distance between London and St Ives via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to St Ives from London via train to be approximately 250 miles (403 km).
How long is the train journey to St Ives from London?
While the time it takes to travel 250 miles (403 km) between London and St Ives can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from London to St Ives is on average 5 h 16 min.
Which train station from London to St Ives do I depart from? Which St Ives train station from London do I arrive in?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in St Ives.

Where do I find the London train station to St Ives? Where is the St Ives train station?

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

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

What train companies go from London to St Ives?
When taking a train from London to St Ives, you can count on Great Western Railway for the best way to get you to St Ives. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to St Ives from London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services per day are there between London and St Ives?
The average number of trains departing London for St Ives is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from London to St Ives? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first London to St Ives train departs at 08: 04   and the last train from London to St Ives leaves at 11: 58. Check out the most up-to-date London to St Ives train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I buy train tickets from London to St Ives to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you buy train tickets from London to St Ives within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £67 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from London to St Ives a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
St Ives
The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your trip to St Ives from London.
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Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Connections to/from station
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
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Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
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Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
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Bus lines: 326, 139
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar