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From Gatwick Airport, take the Gatwick Express to Victoria Station, from where it is a short taxi or tube journey to Paddington. An alternative is to take the train from Gatwick to Reading, where you can connect with the Paddington-Truro train, but be aware that seat availability may be limited at this stage of the journey.
At Truro there is a regular service to Falmouth. Travel to the terminus, Falmouth Docks station, where a representative from MEI will be waiting to transport you to your hotel (if you require this service please contact us with your expected arrival time at Falmouth Docks).
Check the timetables and purchase tickets at www.seat61.com/UKtravel.htm
MEI has a partnership with Europcar, this means preferential car rental rates to MEI Conference delegates. To enquire about preferential rates, and to make a booking, please contact ReservationsUK@mail.europcar.com, quoting contract number 44776144
Available vehicles or their equivalents can be found at www.europcar.co.uk/fleetguide/
You can plan your route using The AA route planner.
We suggest that the train is the best option for travelling to and from Falmouth. If you wish to tour Cornwall after the conference, we then suggest that you rent a car for travelling within the county.
Please contact us if you need any more information.
Newquay is a 40 minute drive from Falmouth and taxis are available at the airport.
If you intend to rent a car for your stay in Cornwall, Europcar and Hertz have an office at Newquay Airport. (See above for details on obtaining a discount with Europcar)
The cheapest way to travel to Falmouth is by coach. National Express coach services provide services from the airport to Falmouth centre. At Falmouth, there are taxis available to take you the short journey to your hotel.
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