£1 off entry by train or bus

How to get toTate St Ivescar-free

Visit Tate St Ives car-free

Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

From St Ives railway station, Tate St Ives is about 15 minutes’ walk – our journey planner will show you the route.

There is a park and ride train service from St Erth to St Ives.

Local buses from Penzance, Truro and other towns run to St Ives – all stopping at the Harbour Hotel (by St Ives rail station), about 15 minutes’ walk from the Gallery. In summer open-top buses also run to St Ives from Penzance and Lands End.

There are trains every half hour to St Ives station from St Erth. St Erth has regular trains from London Paddington, Reading, Exeter, Plymouth, Penzance and other stations.

Use our journey planner to get the best route from where you are.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

Visitors to Tate St Ives and Barbara Hepworth Museum & Sculpture Garden using the public transport get £1 off entry with a valid ticket. And avoid the hassle of trying to park in St Ives.

Travel tickets must be valid on the same day from outside St Ives. Purchase tickets from the admissions desk.

Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.

About Tate St Ives

Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, this stylish gallery above Porthmeor Beach showcases works by modern and contemporary British artists with links to Cornwall. You can combine your visit with the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden nearby.

For any queries about visiting contact Tate St Ives on 0173 6796226 or visiting.stives@tate.org.uk

Address: Tate St Ives, Porthmeor Beach, St Ives, Cornwall TR26 1TG. Visit Website