Wide range of student travel arrangements
- Coach and / or train trips from any EU country using the national rail services, Eurostar, Eurolines, Deutsche Touring, or Gullivers Eurobusexpress
- Flights from any international airport world-wide
- Ferries from Norway (DFDS), Denmark (DFDS), the Netherlands (Stena, DFDS, Superfast), Belgium (Stena), France (P&O, Brittany, DFDS), Spain (Brittany), and Ireland (Norfolk Line)
Getting to Torquay
E.F.A.’s students come from all over the world and usually make their own travel arrangements. If you live in the UK or even the Torbay area, the easiest thing to do is to go by car or coach. National Express services 501 and 404 (www.nationalexpress.com) link Torquay coach station to London approximately every two hours.
Other direct National Express services to Torquay run from Manchester, Bristol, Rugby, Reading, Exeter, and Plymouth. Several rail companies run services to Torquay and Newton Abbot, which is only about 15 minutes from Torquay. For more information, please visit www.nationalrail.co.uk
We prefer to use high quality carriers such as
- British Airways (www.ba.com)
- Lufthansa (www.lufthansa.com)
- Air France (www.airfrance.com)
- National Express (www.nationalexpress.com)
- DFDS Seaways (www.dfdsseaways.com)
- Brittany Ferries (www.brittanyferries.com)
- Stena Line (www.stenaline.com)
- P&O Ferries (www.poferries.com)
- Eurolines (www.eurolines.com)
- Gullivers Eurobusexpress (www.gullivers.de)
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We can make your travel arrangements
If you live outside the UK, you can either make your own travel arrangements or contact us for more information. If required, we make all the arrangemets, including transportation to the course centre, from London Heathrow airport, London Victoria coach station, Dover International Port and other locations throughout the UK. Transport can be arranged from any destination world-wide.
If you ask us to assist you with arranging your transportation, we will send you all the tickets, and students will be met by their host family and/or our organiser at Torquay coach station. The journey itself is not supervised, but you will get detailed information on how to get to Torquay.
Other companies that you may wish to consider are Ryan Air (www.ryanair.com), EasyJet (www.easyjet.com), Eurostar (www.eurostar.com), or the national rail companies (for example www.nationalrail.co.uk, www.bahn.de, www.sncf.com).
All of these companies offer online tickets, so you can log on to their web sites and book your own tickets if you wish. If you live in any EU country, we can arrange unsupervised coach and/or train transport to Torbay. If you live outside of Europe, air transport to London can be arranged.
For more information, please contact us.