Direct Helicopter to Tresco
The fastest way to the island, the new Penzance Helicopters service flies direct to Tresco and also St Mary's in just 15 minutes
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Please note: the information below refers to our usual operation and some services and facilities may differ under the current circumstances. Thank you for your understanding.
Launched in March 2020, Penzance Helicopters provides the only direct flights to Tresco - the fastest, simplest journey to the island. The service also operates flights to the neighbouring island of St Mary's.
Flying all year round, and with a flight time of just 15 minutes, Penzance Helicopters offers a magical and unique journey to an island paradise.
Enjoy excellent connectivity by road and rail to the new Penzance Heliport, just off the A30 with 270 on-site parking spaces and just one mile from Penzance railway station by electric shuttle bus.
The near sea-level location of the heliport and the capabilities of the helicopter delivers superior weather resilience for flights to the Isles of Scilly.
Penzance Helicopters is powered by industry leaders Sloane Helicopters – one of the most accomplished helicopter operators in Europe, with 50 years’ experience.
If you fly direct to Tresco, you'll enjoy a short, complimentary transfer to your accommodation just moments away by electric shuttle.
When you arrive on St Mary's, you can take advantage of our Tresco Transfers service for a cost of £34pp return. Our friendly team will deliver you and your luggage to St Mary's Quay for the next available boat to Tresco. To book the Transfer service, please email us, call 01720 422849 or fill in our Pre-arrival Form.
Our standard transfer service may involve a short wait on St Mary's. A 'special' boat is available for a supplement of £60 - for details, please contact Tresco Boat Services on 01720 423373).