Viral Masculinities – Getting to Exeter

The conference will take place at the Streatham Campus of the University of Exeter.

To get to us, see the various travel options below:

By car

The M4/M5 links Exeter directly to London, the Midlands, South Wales and the North including Scotland. The average journey time from either London or the Midlands is 3 hours. Download our detailed directions to Streatham Campus by car.

Please note that parking on the Streatham Campus is very limited.

Satellite Navigation: Use postcode EX4 4QJ

By bus/coach

The Streatham Campus is served by the D route. The D bus route includes Digby, St Luke’s Campus, the City Centre and Streatham Campus.

Download the D Bus Timetable (PDF).

National Express coaches (08705 808080) call at Exeter Coach Station. The Coach Station is a short walk to the High Street where you can catch the local D bus which will take you to the Streatham Campus.

By train

Exeter has two railway stations – Exeter St David’s (main station) and Exeter Central. Exeter St David’s Station is approximately 10 minutes walk to/from the Streatham Campus and taxis are available. The average journey time from London Paddington is 2 hours 30 minutes to Exeter. See Streatham Campus map for the walking route.

Use National Rail Enquiries to plan your route. For passenger information telephone 08457 484950.

GWR Discount

If you’re travelling to us on a Great Western Railway service (e.g. London Paddington to Exeter St. David’s), we have secured a delegate discount on your train journeys. To book your ticket, go here and then click “Exeter.” You will be taken to a booking interface with destination “Exeter Conf Ctr.” Add your departure station, your outward travel date, and then “Search” for the fares.

Please note the following GWR Conference FAQs:

                • The outbound leg of the journey is fixed and is non-changeable.
                • The return leg is fully flexible (“open return” will be ticked on booking interface).
                • The ticket is not refundable outside of normal conditions of carriage.
                • The delegate must present proof of conference attendance. A delegate may be asked to provide this proof by the train manager and failure to do so may result in having to pay the difference on a full price Anytime ticket. Proof can be in the form of acceptance letter or email to the relevant email.
                • If the fare is not available, check the station you are departing from. It must be a GWR station on the GWR network. Certain stations near to the venue station may not be applicable to receive the Conference fare.

By taxi

Apple Taxis Exeter (01392 666666) have a dedicated taxi rank on campus. Apple Taxis have offices at both Exeter St David’s rail station and Exeter International Airport.

By plane

To Exeter:

Direct flights operate into Exeter from Paris, Dublin, Amsterdam, Geneva and airports in the United Kingdom including Aberdeen, Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Guernsey, Jersey, Leeds/Bradford, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Norwich and St Marys.

Further information is available from Exeter International Airport website.

To Bristol:

Bristol Airport offers travellers a bigger variety of flight destinations than Exeter Airport, including Basel, Berlin, Cologne, Copenhagen, Rome, Milan, Venice, Brussels, Paris, Toulouse, Lisbon, Stockholm, Malta, Barcelona, and others.

An Airport Flyer bus connects the airport with Bristol Temple Meads rail station (departures every 10 minutes, travel time of approximately 20m). From Bristol Temple Meads, you can then take a train to Exeter St David’s (approximately 1hr travel time). Alternatively, a Falcon coach service connects Bristol Airport with Exeter city centre (approximately 2hr journey). For more info on travelling to and from Bristol Airport, check their dedicated page.

To London:

For flights coming into London airports, connection to Exeter can then be made via London Paddington rail station (GWR service to Exeter St. David’s, travel time of approximately 2.30hrs) or London Waterloo (Southwestern Railway service to Exeter St. David’s, travel time of approximately 3.20hrs).

If flying in to Heathrow Airport, it is possible to purchase a train ticket online from Heathrow Rail to Exeter St David’s (Heathrow Express to London Paddington and then GWR service to Exeter St David’s). Use National Rail Enquiries to plan your route. For passenger information telephone 08457 484950.