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How do you get to Scilly Isles from UK?

The easiest way to get to the Isles of Scilly with GWR is to take the train to Penzance. From Penzance station you can choose to board a ferry, a plane or a helicopter. The Scillonian III Ferry is a short walk from Penzance Station, or if you prefer to fly on the Skybus, Isles of Scilly Travel run a bus transfer between Penzance station and Land’s End Airport. It takes about 20 minutes, costs £7 each way when you board and is designed to coincide with your flight. Flights are also available from Newquay and Exeter airports. If you prefer to travel by helicopter, a shuttle will whisk you to the Heliport, just five minutes from the station.

Can I get the Night Riviera Sleeper to the Isles of Scilly?

Nearly. The Night Riviera Sleeper runs between London Paddington and Penzance nightly, except Saturdays. Make your travel experience a little bit more special for this particularly special destination. From Penzance station, the ferry is a short walk, the plane and helicopter a short bus journey.

Can I buy a combined train & ferry/plane ticket?

Yes you can. Sail to the Isles of Scilly by Scillonian III ferry from Penzance, or fly from Land’s End with Skybus. Book with GWR for an exclusive package, including return train travel to Penzance station. To book, call 03457 000 125.

What is the best time to travel to Isles of Scilly?

You can travel by plane from Exeter (March to October only), Newquay (from May) and Land's End (year-round). The Scillonian III passenger ferry runs March to November.

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