Getting to St Ives
Leave the M5 motorway just after Exeter at Junction 31 and join the A30. The journey to St Ives will take approximately 2 hours. Continue on the A30 bypassing Hayle, take the second exit at the nexct roundabout and go straight on at the first mini-roundabout. If you want to drive into town, turn left at the second mini roundabout, following the signposts. During the summer holidays it is recommended to use the Park & Ride Train Service (signposted)
We have a helpful guide on car parking for the St Ives area as we know how difficult it can be.
Long distance scheduled coach services within the county and beyond are operated as commericial concerns by National Express. The town's bus station is at the Malakoff. National Express tickets are available from the Visit St Ives Information Centre.
There are regular train services from London Paddington and if you don't want to miss a day of your well earned break then why not travel on the overnight riviera sleeper operated by First Great Western. If you are travelling from the North or Midlands the main line services are operated by Cross Country Trains. If you requuire any additional information on train times and services then contact National Rail Enquiries. The final leg of the train journey to St Ives will include a change at St Erth Station to join the picturesque coastal branch line. The train leaves St Erth and stops at Lelant Saltings, Carbis Bay and St Ives.
Park and Float
There will be a Ferry Service available from Hayle Harbour to St Ives, this is a Park and Ride Service, there will be Free all day Parking In Hayle Harbour for the Park & Ride Customers Only
This Service will begin on 12th April through to September, this will be a daily service operating 7 days per week.
This will operate from approximately 9.00am till late subject to tides and weather conditions. The fares are £6.00 per Adult and £5.00 per child each way Family tickets are available
To confirm times and availability please telephone 07786 782352
Newquat Airport is approximately 50 minutes drive from St Ives. Destinations include Stanstead, Gatwick, Birmingham, Manchester, Dublin, Edinburgh and others.
Aeroplane service to Isles of Scilly (St Marys). Flights are also available on the Isles of Scilly Skybus from Land's End. For travel enquiries contact 0845 7105555 or visit www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk
There is a taxi rank in St Ives, which is located in the town centre next to the Cinema. (Located on Dove Street).