University of Plymouth

Directions, Transport and Travel To and From Plymouth University
(Plymouth, Devon, England)

Plymouth is one of the major gateways to various parts of England since it is located between the mouths of two large rivers. People can enter and leave the city in various transportation systems such as airports, railways, and harbours.

Travel by Air

Plymouth City Airport is located just 10 to 15 minutes from the university. Students may ride cabs to and from the airport.

Car Hire and Road Travel

As one of the principal towns in southwest England, Plymouth is well linked by the road network. The county of Devon boasts some of the most untouched English countryside areas which can best be explored by car.

Several local and international car rental companies are represented in the town. The best way to secure car hire is by booking it in advance online. This site offers an efficient and reliable service online offering the best hire deals from several reputed international firms such as Budget, Europcar and Alamo.

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Car Parking

Due to the high environmental consciousness of the university, the use of cars, except for disabled students, is highly discouraged. The school has parking fees for both its Plymouth and Exeter campuses. Students can also park in pay parking areas which are only within walking distance from the campus.

Travel by Trains and Rail

The main train station of Plymouth is only a short walk to the east of the university. Students may ride either fast cross-country or intercity trains from the station. Regional trains which can take students to any part of Britain also serve this line.

Travel by Ferries

There are a number of ferry companies that serve the city of Plymouth including Brittany Ferries, which offers ferries from Plymouth to other parts of Europe such as Spain or France. Torpoint Ferries offers ferries from Plymouth to Cornwall for one pound sterling for car passengers; foot passengers travel for free.

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Travel by Buses and Coachl

There are two bus companies that serve the city of Plymouth. These are the First Western National and the Plymouth City Bus. Students may go to the office of First Western National at the Brestone Bus Station to obtain a timetable of the company's bus trips. On the other hand, students may also visit the office of Plymouth City Bus for timetables.

Stagecoach is the only bus company that serves the city of Exeter and students in Exeter may visit for timetables.

Travel by Taxi

Taxis to the university can be found at the airport and bus or train stations. They are located a few minutes away from the campus, so the university advises students to take taxis for their convenience.

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