There are 3 ways to get from London to Isles of Scilly by train or plane

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Train to Exeter, fly  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Scilly Isles (ISC) EXT - ISC

$138 - $553

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Fly from London City  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Scilly Isles (ISC) LCY - ISC

$114 - $505

1 alternative option

Train to Newquay, fly  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to St Austell
  2. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to Scilly Isles (ISC) NQY - ISC

$177 - $556

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The cheapest way to get from London to Isles of Scilly is to fly which costs £85 - £390 and takes 6 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Isles of Scilly is to train and fly which costs £100 - £420 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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The distance between London and Isles of Scilly is 294 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from London to Isles of Scilly, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to Scilly Isles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Isles of Scilly Skybus offers flights from Exeter Airport to Scilly Isles Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Isles of Scilly. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £3 - £4.

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Map of how to get from London to Isles of Scilly.
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  • Distance: 293.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 3 min

What companies run services between London, England and Isles of Scilly, England?

British Airways, Aer Lingus and four other airlines fly from London to Isles of Scilly every 4 hours.

Airlines
Isles of Scilly Skybus
Flights from Exeter to Scilly Isles
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $380
Flights from Newquay to Scilly Isles
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $290
Flights from London City to Scilly Isles via Dublin, Newquay
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from London City to Scilly Isles via Amsterdam, Exeter
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from London City to Scilly Isles via Edinburgh, Exeter
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from London City to Scilly Isles via Glasgow, Exeter
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $75
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $170
Train from London Paddington to St Austell
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $260
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$70 - $110
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $260

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