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Airport Collection Service

When you have firmly accepted your offer to study at the University of Exeter, you can reserve a place on our Airport Collection Service from Heathrow International Airport. This service runs on certain dates in September.

Choose the correct service for your campus below:

Heathrow to Exeter campuses (Streatham and St Lukes)

Date

15 and 16 September 2018

Cost per person

£42

Journey time

4 hours

Notes

This service is available to ALL students, both new and returning and any accompanying family members.

You will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis to the next departing bus.
Buses will depart at 10am, 12 noon, 2pm. 4pm and 6pm from Terminal 5 on both Saturday 15 and Sunday 16. 

Booking link

Click here to book. You must read our terms and conditions carefully before making your booking.

Bookings will close 13 September 2018.

 

Airport arrival instructions: Heathrow to Exeter

All coaches will be leaving from Terminal 5. The International Welcome Team will assist you in your transfer to T5.
If you arrive at T2 or before 8am this is how you get to T5.

T2 to T5

Follow signs for Heathrow Express (free). The train is every 15 minutes and the average journey time is 20 minutes.

T3 to T5

Follow signs for Heathrow Express (free). The train is every 15 minutes and the average journey time is 20 minutes.

T4 to T5

Go to bus stop 7 and take either bus no.482 or 490 (free), destination Heathrow Terminal 5). The average journey time is 20 minutes.

When you arrive at T5 please make your way to arrivals and find the International Welcome Team.

The International Welcome Team at T5 will check your booking and assist you. Please ensure you keep your luggage with you at all times unless instructed otherwise.

Please note that we will start to board each coach approximately 20 minutes before the scheduled departure time. If your arrival has been delayed we will try to get you on the next coach if there is available seating but this might not be possible. If this is the case we will advise you of your options.

If you are seriously delayed and will not be able to make the 6pm departing coach please contact Christopher Dean on 07980 882 594.

Similarly, if you get lost and/or cannot find a member of the pink-shirted International Welcome Team, please telephone Christopher Dean on 07980 882 594.

Your coach will take you to the INTO Centre at our Exeter Streatham campus. From there we will provide shuttle buses to take you to your final accommodation.

Heathrow to Cornwall campuses (Penryn and Truro)

Date

Thursday 13 September 2018

Cost per person

£42

Journey time

6 hours, including minimum 1 rest break

Notes

This service is available to ALL students, both new and returning, and any accompanying family members.

You will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis to the next departing bus. Buses will depart on the hour between 11am and 2pm. Please read the arrival instructions below for further information.

Booking link

Click here to book. You must read our terms and conditions carefully before making your booking.

Bookings will close 9 September 2018.

Airport arrival instructions: Heathrow to Cornwall

Our dedicated team will meet you at the arrivals gate of Heathrow Terminal 3 between 6:00 and 12:00 (6am - 12noon). We will be wearing yellow tops and have Exeter University placards to help you find us easily. We will help you onto the Heathrow Express to the Hilton Hotel Terminal 4, where we will have a private waiting area.

Hotel waiting area – Hilton Hotel Terminal 4

We will be at the Hilton Hotel Terminal 4 from 6am should you wish to make your own way to the hotel. Look out for the signs directing you to our waiting area. At the hotel you will be greeting by the university team and registered for onwards private coach travel to the Penryn Campus in Cornwall.

The last coach will depart the Hilton Hotel Terminal 4 at 2pm prompt. You must ensure you arrive at the hotel and check in for the service in advance of this time.

Arriving in Cornwall

Upon arrival to the Penryn Campus, our staff will help you find your new accommodation, whether this is on or off campus. If you will be living in University managed accommodation you will be able to move into your room on 13 September 2018 at no additional cost.