Passenger guide - Exeter airport (EXT) 

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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.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Airlines: Flybe, Freebird Airlines, Isles of Scilly Skybus, TUI Airways.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 900,000 passengers went through it during 2017.
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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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 and Woodbury Square. Journey time is 30 minutes and the fare is £2.50. On Sundays and holidays the services go to Honiton train station, Heathfield and Sidmouth.

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 +44 114 221 1282.

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 fare to downtown Exeter is around £14.00 and takes about 20 minutes.

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There are car rental counters in the Arrivals Hall.

Avis (Tel +44 344 544 6015 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Sundays from 12:30 pm to 7:30 pm)
Budget (Tel +44 139 236 1206 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Sundays from 12:30 pm to 7:30 pm)
Europcar (Tel +44 139 260 2821 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +44 139 236 3666 - 9:00 am to 6:00 pm)


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 (access with Priority Pass, DragonPass or Diners Club membership, through online booking or by paying at the door - £18.00).

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).
Other Services- Baby care facilities, prayer room.


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.


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.


The Hampton by Hilton Exeter Airport (Tel +44 139 234 8348) is situated adjacent to the airport. Inside the city you can find more options. Fair Oak House (Tel +44 139 236 9580), Grange Court Hotel (Tel +44 140 475 8010), The Jack in the Green Inn (Tel +44 140 482 2240), The Gipsy Hill Hotel (Tel +44 139 246 5252), Holiday Inn Express Exeter M5, Jct. 29 (Tel +44 871 902 1611), Premier Inn Exeter (M5 J29) (Tel +44 871 527 9468), Travelodge Exeter M5 (Tel +44 871 984 6228), Innkeeper's Lodge (Tel +44 845 112 6076), Blue Ball Inn (Tel +44 139 287 3401).

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Latest updates: March, 16, 2018
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