Directions to the Penryn Campus

Address

The address for enquiries to the Penryn Campus is:

University of Exeter
Penryn Campus
Penryn
Cornwall TR10 9FE

By car

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.

Satellite navigation

Use postcode TR10 9FE. If your sat nav does not recognise this, please try TR10 9EZ.

Some sat nav systems do not work properly in Cornwall and we recommend caution when using the campus postcode. You may prefer to follow the directions above instead of relying on sat nav.

By coach

National Express coaches stop in Penryn. For timetables, visit the National Express website or for passenger information phone: +44 (0) 08717 818181. For bus services within the southwest, visit the Traveline SouthWest website.

By rail

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 88 bus service from Truro Train Station drops you direct to the campus. For timetabling visit the Traveline SouthWest website.

By plane

The closest airport to the campus is Newquay. Flybe operates direct flights from London Gatwick with a flight time of approximately 70 minutes, as well as from Glasgow and Manchester; 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 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.

Car hire

For information regarding car hire companies in Cornwall, refer to the Visit Cornwall website.

Directions to the Cornwall Campus