Exeter Airport Tourist Information

Exeter Airport

Exeter Airport

Exeter International Airport is just 5 miles east of the city centre, only 5 minutes’ drive off the M5 – postcode EX5 2BD. A major gateway into the South West for National and International visitors, this Devon Airport continues to grow, offering new routes annually. Flights to and from Exeter Airport run between numerous UK and Irish destinations including Belfast, London, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Manchester. You can also pick up flights to St Mary’s, the largest of the Isles of Scilly, from Exeter Airport.

Parking & Car Rental

The airport has four car parks, with the closest Car Park 1 just 50 yards from the Terminal Building, ideal for pick up and drop off. Car Park 4 is only 800 yards from the Terminal building, and the furthest away with a regular free shuttle bus service in operation. Book Exeter Airport Parking online, by phone or pay at the barrier. Car rental companies with offices at the airport include Avis, Budget, Europcar and Hertz. A petrol station is conveniently located just minutes away at Junction 30 services along the M5 motorway.

Bus & Rail Links

Nearest railways stations are in Exeter city centre – Exeter St Davids offers fast rail links to and from London Paddington whilst Exeter Central has fast, frequent rail services to and from London Waterloo. Bus services run direct from Exeter city centre to the Airport from Exeter St Davids Station and the city’s bus station with a journey time usually just under 30 minutes.

Where to stay

Extensive accommodation options sit close to the airport from rural B&Bs around the nearby Exe Estuary to Exeter city centre hotels, apartments and guest houses. Luxury country house hotels and quality small and large hotels sit just minutes from the airport, or base yourself in a holiday cottage in the Devon countryside around the airport, within easy reach of the East Devon Heritage Coast.

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.