Newquay is located on the north coast of the county of Cornwall in the United Kingdom. The postcode for the area is TR7 and coordinates for Newquay, Cornwall are: 50.4155° N, 5.0737° W
There are currently 17 locations which operate direct flights in and out of Newquay, Cornwall. These are: London Heathrow, Manchester, Leeds Bradford, Teeside, Faro, Alicante, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle, Aberdeen, Dublin, Dusseldorf, Jersey, Guernsey, Isles Of Scilly, Cork and Copenhagen.
In a straight line it is 228 miles between London and Newquay. By road it is 258 miles and it will take approximately 4 hours 45 minutes by car. You can fly between London Heathrow and Newquay airport and this takes an average of 1 hour 10 minutes. The average train journey time between Newquay and London is 5 hours 7 minutes.
In a straight line the distance between Newquay Airport and Newquay Town Centre is 4 miles. By road it is 5.7 miles and will take approximately 15 minutes by car. There is a bus service that runs between Newquay and Padstow that stops at the airport, this is the number 56. You can also take a taxi, this will cost around £15.00.
In a straight line it is 16 miles between Newquay and Port Isaac. The distance by road is 24 miles and it will take approximately 40 minutes to travel by car. You can travel via bus, however it will take 3 hours 30 minutes on average and involve multiple changes. A taxi between Newquay airport and Port Isaac will cost in the region of £50.00.
In a direct line it is 23 miles between Newquay and St Ives, however by road it is approximately 31 miles and will take around 45 minutes by car. A taxi will cost roughly £60.00 from Newquay airport to St Ives and it is possible to get by train, however it will take around 3 hours and involve multiple changes.
Based on the north coast of Cornwall, roughly 12 miles north of Truro, Newquay is best known for its beautiful surf beaches which include Fistral Beach and, Tolcarne and Watergate Bay. It is widely known as the surf capital of the UK and has for the past 20 years hosted a range of international surf competitions including the annual Boardmasters festival. The town is home to many surf shops and board manufacturers and is home to the reef known as Cribbar, which can produce 20 foot waves in the right conditions.
For more than a century the harbour town of Newquay has been a major tourist destination with a population of 25,000 that increases to 100,000 during the summer tourist season. There are 11 beaches located in or close to Newquay and its moderate maritime climate makes it mild in the winter and cooler in the summer making it an ideal destination to visit all year around.
In recent years a partnership has been signed between Cornwall country council, Goonhilly Earth Station and Virgin Orbit which intends to have Newquay operating as a horizontal launch spaceport, launching satellites into space from Newquay Airport.