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Parking at Penzance Harbour
For day trips on Scillonian, Cornwall Council’s car parks at the Harbour and St Anthony’s Gardens are ideal. Both are less than 800m (half a mile) from the quay. If you’re staying longer, there’s a choice of secure parking services designed especially for travellers to Scilly.

Scillonian Park and Ride (NOT SUITABLE FOR DAY TRIPS)

Parking at the Scillonian Park and Ride is a great and convenient way to start your holiday — Car parking for the Isles of Scilly is in the grounds of Trereife House, which is 1.7 miles/6 minutes from the Scillonian’s departure point.


Upon arriving in Penzance, please drop your luggage and passengers at the Quay.

To reach the Park and Ride please follow these directions:

  1. Head west to Battery Road (left off the quay).
  2. Continue onto Western Promenade road until the mini roundabout, take the 2nd exit (right) onto Alexandra Road.
  3. At the end of the road and at the roundabout, take the 1st exit (left) onto Alverton Road.
  4. Follow this road until the next roundabout and take the 1st exit (left) onto the A30, signposted, Land’s End.
  5. After 0.2 miles on the A30 our parking is clearly signposted on the right-hand side, signposted “Trereife Park” and with a large blue Scillonian Park and Ride sign on the entrance.

Postcode for SAT NAV Users: TR20 8TH

How it works

Outbound Journey
Passengers with luggage, cycles, and camping equipment must drop their items off at Penzance Quay before parking at the Park and Ride, which is only a 6-minute drive away. Please drop luggage and camping equipment off at the Quay at 07.30am for an 09.15am departure

Camping trailers must be dropped off on the quay at 07.00am for a 09.15am. Please check for other sailing times.

Please ensure that only the driver takes the vehicle to the Park and Ride- a special exception may be made for lone parents by prior arrangement with our Travel Centre, which can be contacted on 01736 334220 or via email to

Once parked, our inclusive bus transfer service will chauffeur you to the quay. Please keep your keys with you for the duration of your journey.

Please note: If you arrive at the Park and Ride with any of the above equipment you will be asked to take it to the Quay and this may result in you missing the ferry. You must be with us 1 hour 30 minutes before your scheduled sailing departure time or you may miss the check-in time slot.

Return Journey
Our return transfer service will be ready and waiting at the end of the quay take you back to your car – look out for the red flag. Please note that at busy times there may be a short wait for the next transfer.

This return service is also for the driver only, who will be taken to collect their car. Co-passengers and luggage will need to wait on the Quay until the driver returns. If you wish to discuss any aspect of the Park and Ride service, please call us on 01736 334220 or email

Opening Hours

In order that we can promote Covid-19 social distancing measures please arrive at our Park & Ride site 1 hour 30 minutes before your scheduled departure time aboard Scillonian. We cannot guarantee a transfer to the quay in time for check-in for anyone arriving after this time, and this may result in you missing the sailing.

Please be aware you will need to wear a face covering during the transfer to and from the Quay and that it will not always be possible to maintain 2m social distancing within the transfer vehicle. It may be necessary to wait in your vehicle until your transfer departs for the Quay.

We are open for one hour after Scillonian arrives in Penzance in the evening or until the last transfer from the Quay arrives at the car park. Please ensure that you collect your vehicle promptly on arrival back in Penzance.

We cannot hold the sailing if you are late, should you have any problems please call the Car Park Steward on 07876234248 who will be available whilst the parking is open.

Bus Transfer Times

Morning transfers will start departing Scillonian III car park from 07.45 (for 09.15 departures).

Evening transfers will depart from Penzance quay upon arrival of Scillonian III, however at busy times there may be a wait for the next transfer due the limited numbers we can transfer at one time in the interests of social distancing.

Car Parking Prices

1 day £22.00
2 days £22.00
3 days £22.00
4 days £25.00
5 days £31.25
6 days £37.50
7 days £43.75
8 days £50.00
9 days £56.25
10 days £62.50
11 days £68.75
12 days £75.00
13 days £81.25
14 days £87.50
Additional days £6.25

From £6.25 per day when paying online and in advance of travel.

Parking must be booked at least 48 hours in advance.

For vehicles larger than a VW Transporter (5m x 2m) please contact us before booking.




Parking at Land’s End Airport

Land’s End Airport has plenty of parking for all passengers and is open to serve every Skybus departure and arrival. Our car parking system is operated and maintained by UK CPM (Car Park Management) Limited and is controlled using two automatic number plate recognition cameras, located at the entrance/exit lanes to each of our two car parks.


You can pay for your parking via JustPark online or through their app, which can be paid either in advance or on exit.  Please note that if your car park stay is extended for any reason you will need to pay for any additional parking time – so paying on exit is advised.

Pay or pre-pay here via  JustPark online

Pay or pre-pay here via JustPark App – available to download in the Apple App store or Android Play Store


You can pay for your parking using the car parking payment machines on exit.

You do not need a ticket, as the automatic number plate recognition cameras will log your car registration on arrival.

Simply enter your registration number into the machine when you are ready to leave, and the machine will calculate the amount due.

You can pay by card or cash, and the payment machines are conveniently located the entrance to each of the car parks – which you will pass on your return to you car from the airport terminal.

There are plenty of spaces available at the Land’s End airport, so pre-booking is not a necessity.  Car parking charges are the same if booked in advance or paid on the day.


Please remember, if you have booked your parking in advance and your travel has been disrupted, or you have extended your stay on the Isles of Scilly, you will need to pay at the pay stations or via the JustPark app for any additional parking time.  Please note we are unable to refund car parking charges due to flight delays or cancellations

Disabled parking

Disabled parking is in both the south and north car parks. Spaces are allocated with a disabled parking sign and are approximately 50 meters from the terminal building. Please display your disabled car parking badge (Disabled parking is chargeable).

Please note

Vehicles and their contents are parked at the owner’s risk and no liability is accepted for any loss or damage to the vehicle or contents or persons, however caused.

Car Park opening hours

Monday to Saturday, all year around expect Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. The car parks open at 07:00 until half an hour after the last Skybus flight – when the gates are locked to ensure security. If you are not sure whether the car park will be open, please give Skybus a call on 01736 785231. There is also an out of hours number for emergencies on 01736 753129.

Car Parking Charges

0 – 1 hours Free
1 – 4 hours £4
4 – 24 hours £7.50
Additional 24 hours or part thereof £7.50 per day

There are two payment machines (taking both card and cash). One can be located at the entrance/exit point of each car park. Both machines are sheltered, and payment is made by entering the vehicle registration and the system will then advise on the amount that is due.

Customers who have pre-booked parking directly with Isles of Scilly Travel

Customer who have pre-booked Land’s End Airport parking directly with Isles of Scilly Travel prior to the introduction of the automatic number plate recognition parking system should contact our Travel Centre, if they have not already done so, at to confirm the following details:

  • Booking reference(s)
  • Name
  • Dates of Travel
  • Vehicle registration

This information is required to ensure that customers are not charged twice for their parking.  If you have provided details but your registration or dates of travel have changed please email us with the updated details as soon as possible.

Parking at Land’s End Airport

Car Parking FAQ’s

How are parking charges calculated? 

Pre-booked car park prices are calculated on a calendar day or part thereof. The number of days   charged for when you pre-book is calculated on the basis of the times and dates you select when  making your booking. For pre bookings, please use JustPark.

How do I know that my Booking has been placed?

Within 24 hours of placing your order on the Just Park App, you will receive an email with a booking reference number  confirming all your details. All bookings are made subject to our Terms and Conditions, available at and the JustPark Driver Help Policies, available: HERE 

How do I access the car parks?

When you arrive (or exit), the car park system will read your number plate details and register the amount of time you spend in the car park.

What happens if I want to bring a different car to the one confirmed at booking?

If you are driving a different car to that detailed on your confirmation invoice, you can amend this by following the guidance on the JustApp website/App: HERE

What happens if I need to cancel my booking?

Should you wish to cancel your booking, please follow the JustPark guidance: HERE

Please note the JustPark cancellation policy: HERE

What happens if I need to amend my booking?

Should you wish to amend your booking, please follow the JustPark guidance: HERE

Is a booking fee applied to my order?

There is currently no additional booking fee.

How do I give feedback?

We are committed to the highest standards of customer care. If you are unhappy about any  aspect of the service you receive, please let us know by emailing:

Parking at Exeter International Airport

Exeter Airport has four car parks available to Skybus Passengers:

  • Car Park 1: Drop off / Pick up only (£1 minimum fee). Entry 50m from Terminal (not served by Shuttle bus)
  • Car Park 2: Premium parking, 75m from Terminal, on approach road (not serviced by Shuttle bus)
  • Car Park 3: 100m from Terminal on B3184, served by Shuttle Bus
  • Car Park 4: Long Stay. Passengers flying from Exeter Airport with Skybus can receive a 10% discount when booking car parking on the Exeter Airport website. Simply enter Skybus2021 when booking online.

Skybus passengers delayed on their return to Exeter Airport will not be charged extra at the airport car park. Please report to car park 2 on your return.

Parking at Newquay Airport

Cornwall Airport Newquay has two car parks. If you’re departing, choose the West Car Park, to your right as you approach the terminal. The East Car Park serves arrivals and Car Hire Returns. Keep the ticket from the barrier safely with you; pay stations are in the Arrivals Hall and outside the main entrance to the West Car Park. Payment can be made by using cash, credit and debit cards before returning to your vehicle. Alternatively, you can buy car parking online, at least a day in advance, at Both car parks at Newquay Airport have drop-off points and allow 10 minutes of free parking.

Fly + Sail



When travelling with a Fly+Sail ticket you will fly on board Skybus from Land’s End Airport to the Isles of Scilly, and return on board Scillonian III to Penzance.

Although you are travelling to the islands via Skybus from Land’s End Airport, parking at the airport is not suitable.

You can park in Penzance and book our bus transfer, with perfectly timed departures from Penzance train station, to take you to the airport. The transfer takes around 20 minutes, and is timed to coincide perfectly with your flight.


For Fly+Sail passengers, we suggest parking in one of Cornwall Council’s car parks.  There are a couple of options that are both less than 800m (half a mile) from the quay.


Harbour Long Stay Car Park, Penzance TR18 2JX

Distance to Penzance train station: 0.2 miles – 4 minute walk

Distance from Penzance Quay: 0.5 miles – 6 minute walk

For current parking charges and car park information, please click here.


St Anthony’s Long Stay Car Park, The Barbican, Battery Rd, Penzance TR18 4AU

Distance to Penzance train station: 0.6 miles – 10 minute walk

Distance from Penzance Quay: 0.2 miles – 3 minute walk

For current parking charges and car park information, please click here.


Once you have parked your car, make your way down to Penzance train station where the airport shuttle will be waiting to take you to the airport for your flight.

After you have returned on Scillonian III, you will already be in right place to collect your car.

Park in Penzance > Get airport shuttle to Land’s End Airport > Fly on board Skybus to Isles of Scilly

Sail on board Scillonian III to Penzance > Collect you car from your chosen Penzance car park

For more information about our Bus Transfer service, please click here.