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Humour Summer School 2014
14th International Summer School and Symposium on Humour and Laughter: Theory, Research and Applications

Travel

By Plane

Sheffield is near several airports. It is easiest to fly into Manchester International Airport as there is a train service every 30 minutes directly from the airport to Sheffield, which takes just under 1.5 hours. There are budget airlines to Manchester airport including easyjet, Flybe, Germanwings, Jet2, and Ryanair.

You can also fly to East Midlands Airport and take a National Express bus directly to Sheffield, which are less frequent (every 1.5-3 hours), and take around 2 hours. Budget airlines to East Midlands include Flybe, Jet2, and Ryanair.

You can also fly to Leeds Bradford Airport and take a National Express bus directly to Sheffield, which are also less frequent (every 1-2 hours), and take about 2 hours. Budget airlines to Leeds Bradford airport include Flybe, Jet2, and Ryanair.

You can also fly to London Heathrow and take a National Express bus to Sheffield. The bus is about every 1.5 hours, and takes 4.5-6 hours to get to Sheffield. People flying from overseas may wish to consider flying to Manchester instead (even if transferring at Heathrow)

By Train

Sheffield has a major train station with frequent direct trains to London, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, and Nottingham. Tickets can be booked at www.thetrainline.co.uk.

Local transportation

Once you have arrived at Sheffield Train Station or Bus Station you can either take a taxi to the accomodation (approx. 8) or you can take the 120 First Bus which runs every 20-30 minutes (1.40). Car Parking is also available at the accomodation venue for free.

120 bus timetable: SundayMonday-FridaySaturday

To get from the accommodation (Endcliffe Village) to the conference venue (Firth Court) is a 25 minute walk, or 15 minutes by bus (273 or 274; 1.40).

273, 274 bus timetable

120 bus route to university

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