Penzance travel guide

Penzance Tourism | Penzance Guide

You're Going to Love Penzance

With a population of 20,812, Penzance is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

When to visit Penzance

Penzance in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Penzance in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
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How to Get to Penzance


When flying to Penzance, you’ll arrive at Penzance (PZE), which is located 0 miles from the city center.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Penzance, followed by Great Western Railway. The train station in Penzance is called Penzance, and is located 0.3 miles from the city center.


Another option to get to Penzance is to pick up a car rental from Bristol, which is about 158 miles from Penzance. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Easirent, among others, in Bristol.


National Express operates bus routes to Penzance. The most popular bus station is Penzance Trelawney Estate, located 1.7 miles from downtown Penzance. Penzance Botallack, Queens Arms is also a commonly used station, and is 7 miles from the city center.

Airports near Penzance

Airlines serving Penzance

British Airways
Good (1,750 reviews)
Good (535 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (492 reviews)
Good (2,069 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (398 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (485 reviews)
Good (727 reviews)
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Excellent (6 reviews)
Edelweiss Air
Excellent (11 reviews)
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Where to stay in Penzance

Average rates range from around $141 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $224 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Penzance

Most booked hotels in Penzance

Old Success Inn
Excellent (8.8, 747 reviews)
Beechwood House
Excellent (8.3, 286 reviews)
The Western
Excellent (8.2, 1338 reviews)
Yha Penzance
Excellent (8.1, 445 reviews)
Hotel Penzance
Excellent (8, 1014 reviews)
St Ives Harbour Hotel
Excellent (8, 757 reviews)
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Renting a car in Penzance

Expect to pay $6.78 per gallon in Penzance (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $81.31 and $108.41. The most frequently booked car type in Penzance is Mini (Class Mini Car or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate rental cars (Class Intermediate SUV or similar) are, on average, 62% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.