St Ives is well connected by roads
The A14 runs just 2 miles to the south of the town,
making it easy to reach from the M6 and A1 motorways.
By comparison with the larger urban areas the roads
are relatively quiet around St Ives, making it possible
to travel easily by car.
It is just 15 miles south-east to Cambridge and less than 6 miles west to Huntingdon.
Bedford and Peterborough are under 30 miles away.
London is 75 miles due south, reached either via the A1 or M6 in under 2 hours.