St Mary's
Penzance
Ferries to England
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St Mary's Penzance Ferry

Connecting the island of St Mary’s within the Isles of Scilly with the town of Penzance on the coast of England, this ferry route provides one of the few connections from the mainland to the Isles of Scilly. From the island of St Mary’s, the largest of the Scilly islands, and also the most populated, and home to many beautiful walking paths, as well as many deserted beaches, hidden coves, and archaeological sites that are easy to find, to the town of Penzance, the major touristic hub for Cornwall, thanks to its rich history that can be seen in the many different castles and churches that are scattered around the town, as well as the beautiful stretches of beaches and coves that are perfect for exploring.

With up to 8 ferries running per week on this route, provided by 1 ferry operator, there are plenty of ferries to choose from, so book now with Direct Ferries, to find the best ferry at the best price for you.

St Mary’s to Penzance sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season, and from month to month, so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Isles of Scilly to England page.
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St Mary's - Penzance Route summary
Departure Country UK
Destination Country UK
No. of Operators 1
Operators Isles Of Scilly Travel
Average Price $406*
Average Weekly Sailings 6
Average Sailing Duration 2h 45m
First Ferry 09:30
Last Ferry 17:00
Distance 48 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from St Mary's to Penzance?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from St Mary's to Penzance is approximately 2h 45m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.
  • How much is the ferry from St Mary's to Penzance?

    The average price of a ferry from St Mary's to Penzance is approximately $218. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from St Mary's to Penzance can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • Which ferry companies operate between St Mary's to Penzance?

    There is 1 ferry operator for St Mary's to Penzance and this is
    • Isles Of Scilly Travel
  • How can I book ferry tickets from St Mary's to Penzance?

    Ferries from St Mary's to Penzance are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from St Mary's to Penzance?

    Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from St Mary's to Penzance with
    • Isles Of Scilly Travel
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from St Mary's to Penzance?

    Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from St Mary's to Penzance with the following operators
    • Isles Of Scilly Travel
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from St Mary's to Penzance?

    Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard this ferry service. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation to take your furry companion with you. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
    • Isles Of Scilly Travel
  • How far is Penzance from St Mary's?

    St Mary's to Penzance is approximately 48 nautical miles distance apart.

St Mary’s to Penzance Ferry Schedule

The ferry schedule for this ferry route has up to 8 ferries running per week, provided by 1 ferry operator, so there is not one single ferry timetable available here. Indeed, ferry timetables for this ferry route can be affected by many different factors, such as seasonal changes, changes made by the ferry operator, changes to the ferry route, and so on, but here at Direct Ferries, we will always give you the most up-to-date information regarding ferry sailings, so you can find the best ferry at the best time for you.


How long does the Ferry to Penzance from St Mary’s take?

Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take between 2 hours and 45 minutes, and 3 hours, and this variation is caused by numerous reasons, such as changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operator, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of sail. This means that all sail times that are given here are to be taken as estimates only, and be sure to check before you book, what your expected sail time will be.


St Mary’s to Penzance Ferry Prices

How much the ferry to Penzance from St Mary’s will cost is defined by many separate aspects, such as what time of year you are travelling, which ferry route you are travelling on, which ferry operator you are travelling with, how you are travelling, and other such factors, so there are multiple ferry fares on offer here. Instead, we recommend looking at the above graph, to see our monthly fare averages, check out our useful fare finder tool, to find the best ferry at the best price for you, and be sure to sign up to our email newsletter, to be the first to hear about our latest deals and offers.


Can I take my Car on the Ferry to Penzance from St Mary’s?

You are currently not able to take your car with you on this ferry route.


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