Travel to and from Penryn

There are a number of affordable options for how to get to Agile on the Beach. Flights from Gatwick/Manchester to Newquay from £70 Rtn, Paddington – Falmouth train £130, Car, approx 4 hours from London. (approximate pricing – please see various travel providers for best prices.


There are usually a number of people travelling to the conference either by train or plane on the Wednesday, there is often conversation on twitter, @agileonthebeach and where possible we will help to link up anyone looking to travel share.  Please use the #agileotb hashtag on twitter to connect with others travelling.


Tremough Campus, Treliever Road, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 9EZ

Getting to the Penryn Campus, for directions visit:


• Take the A30 west from Exeter until you reach the A39 sign-posted Truro
• Drive through Truro following 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
• At Treliever roundabout take the first exit and the Campus is on the right

Please note: We advise that satellite navigation systems are not used to locate Campus. Please follow signs for Penryn Campus. 


National Express coaches stop in Penryn and buses U1, 2, 41 and 88 run from Falmouth Moor, via Penryn, to the University.

For timetables contact National Express:
Tel: 08705 010104 or visit

For bus services within the southwest visit


The nearest train station to the campus is Penryn. It’s about 5 hours from London with usually just one change in Truro and there are frequent services throughout the day, the journey brings you through some wonderful countryside and coastal routes.

Penryn has its own train station stop on the Maritime Line branch. The Maritime Line can be joined at Truro train station. There are frequent direct services across the UK to Truro. At Truro, change to the Maritime Line branch service to Falmouth and alight the train at Penryn station.

The station is about a twenty minute uphill walk to campus or a short taxi journey from Penryn station. There is also a sleeper service.

For timetabling contact National Rail Enquiries: Tel: 08457 484950 or visit

Great Western Railway

For getting from London to Cornwall we recommend the train as the most scenic and enjoyable option to Agile on the Beach, it can be a long journey so we suggest you take the time to enjoy the trip and look for others travelling down to the conference too!



The closest airport to the campus is Newquay and is approximately 40km from Penryn. Car hire and taxi services are also available at Newquay Airport. If using public transport you will need to take a bus from the airport to Newquay and then another bus to Penryn. A typical total journey time is 1.5 to 2 hours.

For hire car information visit For public transport connections visit

If you are coming to the conference by air, please let us know (email when you are due to arrive/depart and we will try to co- ordinate shared transport across to the campus.


The taxi companies listed here are provided for information only and are not recommendations of the event, Falmouth University or the University of Exeter.

Abacus: 01326 212141
Able Cabs: 01326 373007
Century Taxis: 01326 212000
Checkers Taxis: 01326 212127
Falmouth & Penryn Radio Taxis: 01326 315194



Pay as you leave parking barrier system


Disabled parking facilities are available on campus. Please follow signage as you arrive on campus.