Fly to the Isles of Scilly from Dublin via Newquay
Flights depart Dublin on Monday and Friday at 1:15pm, Tuesdays at 1:10pm, Saturdays at 12:40pm and Sundays at 8:50am.
Option 1: For all flights departing on Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, your recommended Skybus flight departs Newquay at 3:50pm, arriving in St Mary’s at 4:20pm.
Option 2: For Sunday flights you will require an overnight stay in Newquay and can book your Skybus flight to St Mary's for any time the following day. Please bear in mind if you arrive very early in the morning your accommodation might not be ready.
Upon arrival at St Mary's there will be transport waiting to take you to your accommodation. If you are travelling to another island the driver will drop you off at the quay to meet your boat.
Alternatively you can book a taxi privately. Details of taxis on St Mary's are in our Services listings.
When the driver drops you off it is advisable to book your return trip to the airport for your day of departure.
Return flights from Newquay to Dublin depart at 3:00pm on Mondays and Fridays, at 2:50pm on Tuesdays, at 2:15pm on Saturdays and at 10:30am on Sundays.
For all flights except Sunday we recommend you book Skybus leaving St Mary's at 12:25pm and landing in Newquay at 12:55pm.
For Sunday flights you will have to travel from St Mary's on the Saturday and stay overnight in Newquay. We recommend you book the 12:50pm flight, which arrives in Newquay at 1:20pm.
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Book your outward journey from Dublin on Monday, Tuesday, Friday or Saturday and link with the Skybus departing Newquay at 3:50pm, arriving in St Mary’s at 4:20pm.
On the return leg enjoy an overnight stay in Newquay, flying from St Mary's the day before at 12:50pm. In the event of bad weather or poor visibility you may have an option to transfer to the boat, Scillonian III, which usually leaves St Mary's at 4.30pm and arrives in Penzance at 7:15pm - there are slight variations owing to tides. Transport between Newquay and Penzance can be arranged in advance to ensure you make your flight home the following day.