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. We recommend you stay at least 2 days in order to fully appreciate everything Penzance has to offer.

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

How to Get to Penzance


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


The train station in Penzance is called Penzance, and is located 0.5 km from the city centre.


You can travel by bus to Penzance using FlixBus or National Express. The most popular bus station is Penzance Trelawney Estate, located 2.8 km from the city centre of Penzance. Penzance Botallack, Queens Arms is also a commonly used station, and is 11 km from the city centre.

Airports near Penzance

Airlines serving Penzance

Good (813 reviews)
British Airways
Good (3,445 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (599 reviews)
Good (3,198 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (287 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (718 reviews)
Good (1,333 reviews)
Good (181 reviews)
Excellent (13 reviews)
Edelweiss Air
Excellent (14 reviews)
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Where to stay in Penzance

Average rates range from around $171 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $142 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Penzance

Most booked hotels in Penzance

Old Success Inn
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
Hotel Penzance
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
The Queens Hotel
Good (7.6, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Penzance

Expect to pay $3.23 per litre in Penzance (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $38.66 and $51.54. Compact (Ford Focus or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Penzance, while also 54% cheaper than other types, on average.