Exeter advice please

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in England
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edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in England
Coming over next week to Uni open day. Debating whether to hire car from airport or use taxis. Will be there 2 days - any advice gratefully received. Tks.

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  • lk_76lk_76 Forumite
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    There is a bus service from the airport to the town and then another from the town to the uni. If you want the freedom to travel around then I would suggest hiring a car. A taxi is about £20-25 I believe.
  • Savvy_SueSavvy_Sue Forumite
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    I don't know what parking is like around the Uni, but I'd usually recommend NOT hiring a car if you're spending your time in a city: car will spend more time parked up than in use, and that will cost ...

    Plus it can be stressful navigating around a strange place, whereas on a bus / in a taxi you can all have a good look round.

    Of course if the Uni offers free parking, then that might change the equation.
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    Check bus times on https://www.traveline.org.uk If I remember correctly, the bus from the airport runs once an hour, with the last departure around 18.00.

    Parking on the university campus is absolute murder -- something to take into account if car use might be important to you as a student. However, the university is within walking distance of the city centre, and the bus service linking the two is reasonably good.
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