Getting to and from Exeter


Exeter boasts 3 main stations that students mostly use: Exeter St. David’s railway station, Exeter St. Thomas railway station and Exeter Central railway station. If train is your preferred method of travel, we would recommend you purchasing a 16-25 Railcard, which gives you 1/3 off on travels!


A cheaper alternative to train is coach! Exeter coach station, which is located in the city centre is a popular way for students to save money and travel. The 2 coach companies which run services from Exeter to London (Victoria Coach station) are: National Express and Megabus.

Transport around Exeter


The D Bus is the only bus which will take you to and from Streatham Campus. The bus has a few keys stops on the way making it the most useful student bus in and around Exeter. Stops include but are not limited to: Rowancroft (Freshers accommodation), Waitrose, St. Luke’s campus, Exeter coach station, City centre and 5 stops on Streatham Campus. The bus time table will be available on your iExeter app (under Transport).


Cycling is a popular student transport method, as its cheap and allows you to stay fit! There are a lot of bike racks around campus, so do not hesitate to bring or invest in a bike if you wish!


Exeter University encourages students NOT to bring a car as parking is VERY limited, and everything is within walking distance.


As mentioned above, everything is within walking distance. So, this method of travel will be your cheapest and easiest way to travel in and around Exeter!

Local Mosques

Exeter Islamic Centre – 12-13 York Rd, Exeter EX4 6PG

The only local mosque in Exeter, located on York road. The mosque is a 20-minute walk from Streatham Campus and 15 minutes from St. Luke’s campus. The mosque runs weekly Jummah prayers, classes for both brothers and sisters and many more. The ISoc and the mosque will be partnering up this year on more events, so the location will become central to ISoc!

Prayer rooms:

Streatham Campus

Muslim Prayer Rooms (male and female) with wuhdu facilities for both

  • Old Library, Streatham Campus

Multi-faith room

  • Location tbc

St. Luke’s Campus

Muslim Prayer Rooms

  • Holnicote Building, St. Luke’s Campus

Halal Restaurants in Exeter

Below is a list of halal food around Exeter.

Halal Restaurants

  • Gourmet Peri-Peri (number one for students)
  • Las Iguanas chicken (Lamb & Duck is halal)
  • Kaspas
  • The Ghandi
  • Pizza Express (halal chicken)
  • Gourmet Burger Kitchen (halal chicken)
  • Dana Pani
  • Red rose
  • Al Farid
  • Ottoman Grill
  • Bar Venezia
  • Comptoire Libanais
  • Pasha
  • Argee Bhajee

Halal Takeaway

  • Golden Horn
  • Chef and Grill
  • Blue Eyes BBQ
  • Spice Magic
  • BBQ Kebab House
  • Chadni Express
  • Sidwell’s Fish and Chips

Halal Grocery

  • Best One
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