Directions to the Penryn Campus
The address for enquiries to the Penryn Campus is:
University of Exeter
Cornwall TR10 9FE
The Penryn Campus is approximately two hours’ drive from Exeter. From the north, take the A30 west from Exeter until you reach the A39 signposted Truro. Drive through Truro, following the signs A39 to Falmouth. Follow the A39 towards Falmouth until you come to the Treliever roundabout, where you will see signs to the Penryn Campus.
Use postcode TR10 9FE. If your sat nav does not recognise this, please try TR10 9EZ; this will not take you directly to campus, but will get you near enough that you will be able to follow signs to the campus entrance.
Please be aware that this is a relatively new postcode and may not be recognized by your sat nav system if it is not up-to-date.
National Express coaches stop in Penryn. For timetables, visit the National Express website or for passenger information phone: +44 (0) 08717 818181. The U1 bus service from Truro Bus Station drops you direct to the campus. For bus services within the southwest, visit the Traveline SouthWest website.
The Penryn Campus is approximately two and a half hours by train from Exeter. The campus is in Penryn, which has its own station. There is a frequent direct service to Truro from London, the Midlands and North and other major British cities. At Truro, change to the branch line service to Falmouth and leave the train at Penryn. The station is approximately a 15 minute walk from the campus.
For timetabling, visit the National Rail Enquiries website or phone: 08457 48 49 50.
NB: There is no taxi rank at Penryn station. Taxis should be booked by prior arrangement, phone: 01326 373007. Alternatively, the U1 bus service from Truro Bus Station drops you direct to the campus. For timetabling visit the Traveline SouthWest website.
Abacus and Falmouth Taxis (01326 212141) are Falmouth's largest taxi firm and offer short and long distance journeys including airport transfers to UK airports.
The closest airport to the campus is Newquay. Eastern Airways operates direct flights from London Gatwick, and EasyJet operates direct flights from Manchester – both flights are approximately 75 minutes. Connecting flights are available to other destinations.
Car hire and taxi services are also available at Newquay Airport.
For public transport connections visit the Traveline South West website.
NB: Newquay Airport is approximately 40 km from Penryn. If you’re using public transport you'll need to take a bus from the airport to Newquay, and then another bus to Penryn (typical total journey time one and a half to two hours). The campus is roughly three quarters of an hour to an hour's drive by car from Newquay.
For information regarding car hire companies in Cornwall, refer to the Visit Cornwall website.