Transfer to/from - Exeter airport (EXT)

 

Public transportation services, licensed taxis and rideshare, private transfer companies and car rental services in Exeter airport (EXT)

Transportation

Bus

Line 4/4A from Stagecoach (Tel +44 345 241 8000) travels to Cranbrook Court Royal, Science Park, Honiton Road, Exeter city centre and St. Davids Railway Station. It operates Monday to Friday between 5:24 am and 11:35 pm, Saturdays from 5:32 am to 11:35 pm and Sundays from 8:37 am to 11:35 pm. The journey time is 30 minutes and the fare is £2.00.

Bakers Dolphin (Tel +44 193 441 5000) offers private services for groups to any destination within the country.

Train

The nearest stations are located within the city and are served by Trainline (Tel +44 333 202 2222) to cities across the country:
- Cranbrook: Exeter Central, Exeter St. Davids, London Waterloo.
- Exeter St. Davids: London Paddington, Plymouth, Cornwall, North & South Devon, Exmouth.
- Exeter Central: London Waterloo, North & South Devon, Exmouth.
- Tiverton Parkway: London Paddington.
- Digby & Sowton: Exeter St. Davids, North & South Devon, Exmouth.
- Pinhoe: London Waterloo.

 

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Taxi

The official operator is Apple Taxis Exeter (Tel +44 139 266 6666), with vehicles outside the Arrivals area and a booking desk inside the terminal. The journey to Exeter city centre takes about 20 minutes and costs £30.00-45.00.

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Latest updates: April 27, 2023

Transportation Tips to/from the airport

Although there are issues that seem more than obvious, it is always advisable to take them into account when moving to or from the airport, and especially if we go by public transport.
 
 1- To the airport - It is convenient to leave with a little more anticipation than what is commonly suggested. If you choose a taxi or a private car service, always take into account peak traffic times, demonstrations, strikes or events that may delay the journey to the airport from where you are. It is always good to be informed about what is happening.
 
If you contract a shared transfer service, have a contact telephone number handy in case of any delay by the company. In these cases they usually already have a scheduled collection time.
 
If you use public transport (collective, train) take into account the schedules (weekends and holidays tend to have less frequency), if you have to change and also how to board (if you need a card or paying the driver or motorist at the moment ). These are details that seem obvious, but it is advisable to know so as not to have surprises and suffer a delay that could cause complications.
 
If you rent a car to get to the airport, check where to leave the vehicle. At some airports, there is an exclusive parking lot for rental cars.
 
 2 -From the airport- Here it is a little less stressful since you don't have the pressure of missing your flight. In the worst case, you will arrive later at the place where you are going to stay or at the meeting point where you are trying to arrive.
 
Once you leave the plane, look for your suitcase and finish with the arrival procedures that are required. Then, follow the directions for public transportation or ask the airport staff.
 
It is very useful to find out in advance the schedules of the buses or trains in case you arrive late at night. Not all work 24 hours. The same goes for taxis. In case of using an Uber-type service, have the mobile application handy to contact the driver.
 
On the other hand, if you booked a private transport service, it is likely that they will have a person waiting for you, identified with a sign. If you rent a car to go from the airport to your final destination, for greater peace of mind it is advisable to book it in advance. Rental counters are usually available in the arrivals hall.
 
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