Bristol to St Ives by train

  • First train
    05:24
  • Last train
    23:47
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 56m
  • Distance
    252 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    23
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 12m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bristol to St Ives by train

Fast trains from Bristol to St Ives take around 3 hours and 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 252 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bristol and St Ives.

1. Are there direct trains from Bristol to St Ives?

Journeys between Bristol and St Ives usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Bristol to St Ives every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 19 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bristol to St Ives?

The Bristol to St Ives train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 56 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bristol to St Ives train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to St Ives is usually scheduled to depart Bristol around 05:24 and the last train is around 23:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bristol around 05:24, and the last at 21:44.

When to book Bristol to St Ives train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bristol to St Ives by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bristol and St Ives?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bristol to St Ives, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

St Ives to Bristol by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.