How to get from Manchester to St Ives

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from Manchester to St Ives

You can get from Manchester to St Ives by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
flight

To get from Manchester to St Ives on 23 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00Manchester Airport1h15 09:15Newquay Cornwall Airport
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£891One-way
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08:00Manchester Airport1h15 09:15Newquay Cornwall Airport
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£891One-way
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08:27Manchester Piccadilly8h32 16:59St Ives
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£1951One-way
10:27Manchester Piccadilly8h02 18:29St Ives
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£2351One-way
10:47Manchester Piccadilly8h43 19:30St Ives
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£2351One-way

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Travel Information from Manchester to St Ives

distanceDistance264 miles (426 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£33 - £111
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £33 • 1 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £33 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or Cross Country

Take a flight or train to travel 264 miles (426 km) from Manchester to St Ives. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £33. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are easyJet or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to St Ives.

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester to St Ives

Travel 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 Manchester to St Ives.
FAQs

There are 2 ways to travel from Manchester to St Ives including taking a flight or train.

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Manchester to St Ives. Tickets for a flight cost on average £33.

This is compared to other travel options to St Ives:

A flight is £78 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Manchester to St Ives costing on average £111.

The fastest way to get to St Ives from Manchester is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to St Ives that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by train can take 9 h 22 min   on average.

The distance between Manchester and St Ives is around 264 miles (426 km).

The average frequency per day from Manchester to St Ives is:

  • Around 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Manchester to St Ives as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Manchester to St Ives:

  • Most travellers catch their train from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in St Ives.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to St Ives, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with easyJet for flights to St Ives. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet Manchester to St Ives tickets on Omio for £33.
  • Cross Country can get you to St Ives by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Cross Country from Manchester to St Ives for £111 on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to St Ives? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester to St Ives usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Newquay or Bristol. If you're looking to explore London, Newquay or Bristol from St Ives, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before travelling from Manchester to St Ives, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £33 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £111 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Manchester to St Ives tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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