A favourite seaside town
Newquay is a traditional English seaside town on Cornwall's Atlantic Coast. Newquay is a year-round destination with beaches and activities to suit all. Newquay Cornwall Airport is located on Cornwall's north coast. There is an Airport Development Fee of about £5 to be paid by all passengers who are 16 years and over and departing from Newquay.
The Best time to visit Newport
This year round destination has its best beach weather in June, July and August. Catch the waves during the best surfing season in September and October. There are many holidays and festivals. At the end of May there is a VW Run to the Sun Festival with live music and DJs. Falmouth Week is celebrated in the second week of August with a sailing regatta.
Information before travel
Newquay is in the time zone GMT or DST. The cost of living in Newquay is cheaper than living in London and about the same as other UK towns. Discover the West Country's culinary treats such as cream teas, fudge, pasties, seafood and local cheese.
Transport, local information, arrival, and transport
From Newquay Airport, buses travel to Newquay bus station. The journey takes approximately 25 minutes and costs about £3. Taxis are more expensive and cost approximately £15 for a 15 minute journey. As there is no taxi rank at the airport, it is advisable book in advance. There is a wide variety of accommodation in Newquay. Hostels cost from £10 per person per night often with breakfast. Hotels cost about £40 per person per night. Newquay city is easily accessed on foot and bike. There is also a regular bus service to nearby towns and villages, however. A Day travelcard for First Buses costs approximately £10 for adults.