Travel to the Isles of Scilly
Arriving by Air
Isles of Scilly Travel operates scheduled aeroplane Skybus flights to St. Mary’s from Land’s End ((15 mins) with a shuttle bus to and from Penzance train station), Newquay (30 mins) and Exeter (1 hr).
More information is available at www.ios-travel.co.uk
We highly recommend taking out travel insurance as sometimes delays can occur due to weather conditions.
Arriving by Sea
Isles of Scilly Travel also operates a passenger ferry, Scillonian III, which sails six days a week departing Penzance in the morning and leaving St Mary’s in the afternoon. The Scillonian sails from March to October and takes 2.5 hours. For further information please visit www.ios-travel.co.uk.
Arriving to Departure Points
Guests can drive or take the train to any of the connecting air or sea departure points. All departure points are easily accessible by rail (except Newquay) or road and each airport offers parking facilities
Isles of Scilly Parking and Scilly Parking offer a secure parking service which is close to Penzance Harbour, visit www.islesofscillyparking.co.uk or www.scillyparking.co.uk for more information. Scilly Parking is a 6 minute minibus drive away from Penzance Quay and they will take Scillonian passengers to the quay and collect them on their return. Skybus passengers can be taken to Penzance train station to be collected by the Skybus shuttle bus. Scilly Parking offer Peninnis Farm guests a discount on either one or two week bookings, please contact us for the promotion code.
If you decide to stay in Penzance the night before your arrival to Scilly then below is a useful list of accommodation in the area: www.penzance.co.uk/accommodation.
We recommend the following places to stay in Penzance:
Hotels in Penzance:
Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Penzance:
Island Arrival and Departure Information
If you are arriving on the Scillonian then all luggage must be clearly labelled ‘Peninnis Farm’ to be delivered by Island Carriers. Your luggage will automatically be transferred from the shipping container into the Island Carriers van on St Mary’s Quay and be delivered to the farm for a nominal fee per item. When guests pay at the Carriers office for their delivered luggage they can also book a day and time for their luggage to be collected from the farm on the day of their departure.
If you are arriving by plane then Skybus shuttle buses will be at the airport to take you and your luggage to the farm for a small fee and the driver will arrange a time to collect you on your departure.
Please see the below map for directions from the quay to the farm which is about a 10 minute walk.
For further information on travel to the Isles of Scilly:
- Isles of Scilly Travel 0845 710 5555
- National Rail 08457 48 49 50
- Skybus 0845 710 5555
- Steamship Company 0845 710 5555
- Isles of Scilly Parking 01736 332727
- Scilly Parking 01736 740277
- Isles of Scilly Tourist Information Centre – visit Simply Scilly for more Scilly information or to request a brochure.
- Flybe Airline
- Newquay Airport
- Exeter Airport