Getting to Exeter University

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The University of Exeter’s main Streatham Campus sits within a stunning country estate to the north of the city centre, whilst the historic St Luke’s Campus is located little more than a mile to the south. The university also has a presence at Penryn Campus in Cornwall, with its multi-site campuses serving more than 20,000 students.

Both Exeter campuses are easily accessible via various modes of transport, and we’ve outlined the best and cheapest ways to commute to and from your place of study. From buses and trains to car share arrangements, there're plenty of ways to cut down your travel costs.

How to get to Exeter University

The Exeter campuses are served by the D and H routes, both of which offer convenient travel between campus and the city centre. 

Arriving by bus from out of town? National Express coaches stop at Exeter Coach Station, from whence you can easily hop on the D service out to campus. You can check out a timetable for both services here (PDF link). 

Exeter Central railway station is conveniently located within walking distance of both campuses and is served by both local and national train routes. Journey time to London is roughly two and a half hours. 

The M5 motorway offers easy access to Exeter from the north, whilst those travelling along the M4 from London can connect to the M5 north of Bristol. 

Using sat nav? Enter EX4 4QJ for Streatham Campus, or EX2 4TE for St Luke’s. 

Both Streatham and St Luke’s campuses have parking facilities for bicycles, whilst Exeter’s dedication to cycle paths means you can enjoy a range of convenient and traffic-free routes to university. Plan your journey by downloading a map of local cycle routes here.

How to get to Penryn Campus

The university’s Cornwall campus is a two hour drive south of Exeter (use postcode TR10 9FE for sat nav). Other transport options include National Express bus services and trains, with the Penryn Campus little more than a 15 minute walk away from the nearest rail station. 

Car share to and from Exeter University

Whether you’re looking to save money on your daily commute, or keen to explore Exeter and the surrounding area, a car share scheme may be just the ticket. Fill your passenger seats with friends or connect with strangers, and enjoy some great company along the way. Best of all? You can split the cost of petrol and parking, plus do your bit to cut down on emissions!

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