Fly to the Isles of Scilly from Norwich via Exeter
Flights depart Norwich Monday to Friday at 3:20pm and on Sunday at 12:20pm.
For all flights from Norwich you will require an overnight stay in Exeter so you must book your Skybus flight for the following day.
At St Mary's airport 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 Exeter to Norwich depart at 12.05pm Monday to Friday and at 10:45am on Sunday.
Return flights from Exeter to Norwich depart at 12:05pm Monday to Saturday. Booking a Skybus flight from St Mary's at 9:55am will get you to Exeter for 10:55am.
Return flights from Exeter to Norwich on Sunday will require an overnight stay in Exeter.
The stress-free option
The frequency of flights makes trips to the Isles of Scilly from Norwich conducive to both long and short breaks. We believe the best option is to travel midweek and book an overnight stay in Exeter either side of your islands experience.
Make sure you have travel insurance.
Travel midweek and book an overnight stay in Exeter before flying to St Mary's the following day at 11:25am.
Return to Norwich midweek and book an overnight stay in Exeter the night before, flying from St Mary's at 2:45pm. 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 from Penzance to Exeter can be arranged in advance to ensure you make your flight home the following day.