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St Erth to St Ives (Cornwall) by train

It takes an average of 12m to travel from St Erth to St Ives (Cornwall) by train, over a distance of around 3 miles (5 km). There are normally 30 trains per day travelling from St Erth to St Ives (Cornwall) and tickets for this journey start from £3 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 10m
PriceFrom £3
Distance3 miles (5 km)
Frequency30 trains per day
First train06:01
Last train22:20
Departure stationSt Erth
Arrival stationSt Ives (Cornwall)
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsGreat Western Railway

St Erth to St Ives (Cornwall) train times

Check out the next trains departing from St Erth to St Ives (Cornwall) for Tuesday 27th September 2022 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
12:48 12:58 10m, direct
13:18 13:29 11m, direct
13:48 13:58 10m, direct
14:18 14:29 11m, direct
14:48 14:58 10m, direct
15:18 15:30 12m, direct
15:48 15:59 11m, direct
16:18 16:29 11m, direct
16:48 16:59 11m, direct
17:18 17:28 10m, direct

Travelling by train from St Erth to St Ives Cornwall

Planning a sunny day out and looking to travel from St Erth to St Ives by train? You've come to the right place!

The train from St Erth to St Ives usually takes around 12m but can take just 10m on the fastest Great Western Railway services, with around 29 trains running on this popular route per day. Trains are direct, so once you’re on board you can sit back, relax and stay connected with free WiFi available on most services.

If you’re heading for a relaxing day or weekend at St Ives Harbour, use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to book trains to Cornwall and search for cheap ticket prices – we’ll show you how much you can save on your train tickets if you use a Railcard or travel during Off-Peak times.

Keen to book your train tickets from St Erth to St Ives? No need to wait, start a search with us today! Want to learn a bit more about the journey first? Find ticket options, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs below including first and last train times.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from St Erth to St Ives (Cornwall)? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from St Erth to St Ives (Cornwall) take?

The average journey time by train between St Erth and St Ives (Cornwall) is 12 minutes, with around 30 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between St Erth and St Ives (Cornwall) by train?

The fastest journey time by train from St Erth to St Ives (Cornwall) is 10 minutes.

How much does the train from St Erth to St Ives (Cornwall) cost?

Train ticket prices from St Erth to St Ives (Cornwall) can start from as little as £3 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from St Erth to St Ives (Cornwall)?

Yes, it is possible to travel from St Erth to St Ives (Cornwall) without having to change trains. There are 30 direct trains from St Erth to St Ives (Cornwall) each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from St Erth to St Ives (Cornwall) leave?

The first train from St Erth to St Ives (Cornwall) leaves at 06:01. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from St Erth to St Ives (Cornwall) leave?

The last train from St Erth to St Ives (Cornwall) leaves at 22:20. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between St Erth and St Ives (Cornwall) by train?

Trains travelling from St Erth to St Ives (Cornwall) cover a distance of around 3 miles (5 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from St Ives (Cornwall) to St Erth.

Cheap train tickets from St Erth to St Ives (Cornwall)

Train tickets from St Erth to St Ives (Cornwall) start at £3 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for St Erth to St Ives (Cornwall) is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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