Exeter airport (EXT)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Exeter Airport, opened on May 31, 1937, is an airstation in the United Kingdom that serves the metropolitan area of Exeter, in England. It operates with domestic and international flights to several main destinations in Europe, many of them seasonal.

Official Website: exeter-airport.co.uk
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Airlines: Flybe, Isles of Scilly Skybus, Ryanair, TUI Airways.
Annual passenger traffic: 930,000 passengers went through it during 2018.
Tel: +44 139 236 7433. Information desk in the Departures Hall.


The airport is located in the district of Devon, 6 km (3.5 miles) to the east of the city of Exeter.

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What services does Exeter airport (EXT) facilities include

The airport has ATMs and free Wi-Fi access. Inside the enclosure there is also a room for conferences and meetings. The Executive Lounge, in the Departures area, provides complimentary drinks and snacks, newspapers and magazines, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, TV; open since the first flight of the day until the last, with a maximum stay of 3 hours (access with Priority Pass, DragonPass or Diners Club membership, through online booking or by paying at the door - £20.00).

Food and Drinks- In the public area there is a coffee shop, while in the Departures lounge there is a restaurant and a bar.
Shopping- Duty-free shop in the Departures area, books, newspapers, magazines, sweets, accessories.
Baggage- Lost and found office next to the Arrivals area, from Monday to Friday between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm (Tel +44 139 235 4909; e-mail: [email protected]).
Other Services- Baby care facilities, prayer room, water fountain.


Public and private transportation

Bus - Line 56 from Stagecoach (Tel +44 139 242 7711) runs to the city bus terminal, Exeter St. Davids train station and Exmouth, with intermediate stops at Greendale Business Park, Woodbury and Lympstone. It operates Mondays through Fridays between 4:50 am and 11:45 pm, Saturdays from 5:20 am to 11:45 pm and Sundays from 7:15 am to 7:35 pm. Journey time is 30 minutes and the fare is £2.60.
Bakers Dolphin (Tel +44 193 441 5000) offers private services for groups to any destination inside the country.

Train - The closest stations are located inside the city and provide services to different cities around 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. More information: Tel +44 345 748 4950.

Taxi - The official operator is Apple Central Taxis (Tel +44 139 266 6666), with cabs outside the Arrivals area and a desk inside the terminal. The trip to downtown Exeter takes about 20 minutes.

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Car rental agencies

There are car rental counters in the Arrivals Hall.

Avis (Tel +44 344 544 6015 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Sundays from 13:00 pm to 10:00 pm)
Budget (Tel +44 139 236 1206 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Sundays from 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +44 371 384 3407 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm)
Hertz (Tel +44 843 309 3027 - 9:00 am to 6:00 pm)


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Parking services at Exeter airport (EXT)

There are different parking areas. More information: Tel +44 345 319 9636. Rates

P1 & P2 - Short-term car parks in front of the terminal.
P3 & P4 - Long-term lots with shuttle services to the main building. The first 10 minutes in P3 are free.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline or travel agency about their needs at the time of booking or at least 48 hours in advance. Alternatively, you can contact the airport directly by calling Tel +44 789 616 8326. There are reserved parking spaces, ramps, automatic doors, accessible counters, ambulifts to board the plane, adapted toilets, contrasting signage, Braille instructions and induction loops. Children between 6 and 12 years old are eligible to be carried unaccompanied.

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Latest updates: April 25, 2019