Travel to Scilly

The 28 miles (45 Kilometres) of sea between the UK mainland and the islands can be crossed in several ways;

Traveling by Air


For fixed wing flights by Skybus from Newquay, Exeter and Land's End:

Private Aircraft should lodge a full flight plan before leaving any mainland airfield. Pilots visiting the Isles are advised to obtain Radar Information Services from Newquay Cornwall (133.400) and RNAS Culdrose (134.05) before entering the AIAA and to contact Lands End (120.25) before crossing the LND VOR. For more information click HERE.
St. Mary's requires all pilots of GA aircraft intending to visit the islands to telephone (01720 422677) to obtain PPR. On the day of the visit telephone for the weather and advise ATC of the airport of departure, a contact name and number and the aircraft's ETA at St. Mary's.

Traveling by Sea

Isles of Scilly Steamship Company

Sailing to the islands in your own boat is a great experience, lets keep it that way so please notify the Coastguard of your intentions not forgetting the port that you intend leaving from. We suggest you contact the Harbourmaster at St Mary's giving your route plan and an ETA would be advisable. For more information click HERE.

St Mary's Harbour, Isles of Scilly

Lat. 49. 55'N Long. 006. 19'W St Mary's Harbour dries at Spring Tides.

Harbour Master:
Capt. Dean Clark, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly TR21 0NJ

Telephone: +44 (0)1720 422768
Fax: +44 (0)1720 423980
Mobile: 07789 273610

Parking for the Isles of Scilly

Car parking for your trip to the Isles of Scilly couldn't be easier with Scilly Parking

Useful Links

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