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To & From the Airport

Getting to Exeter Airport

  • Car Rental

    Approved car hire operators with offices at the airport

    Avis

    0344 544 6015

    Budget

    01392 361 206

    Europcar

    01392 602 821  

  • Taxi

    Getting to/from Exeter Airport by Taxi

    Apple Taxis Exeter 01392 66 66 66

    appletaxisexeter.co.uk Apple Taxis Exeter is the only official airport authorised Private Hire Vehicle ‘taxi company’ operating from the Taxi Desk in the Arrivals building and from the adjacent stands. Private Hire Vehicle journeys must be pre-booked by telephone (01392 666 666) or in person at the Taxi Desk. The company also offers a left luggage facility at their St. Davids Station, Exeter office.

    Other Taxi Companies

    Other taxi companies are not permitted to use the Arrivals taxi stand but may drop-off or pick-up pre-booked clients in Car Park 1.

  • Car

    Getting to/from Exeter Airport by Car

    The airport is five miles from Exeter city centre and five minutes from the M5 motorway.

    Book Official on-site Parking at Exeter Airport

    EX5 2BD
    Check Road Delays
    Fuel & Motorway Services
  • Train

    Getting to/from Exeter Airport by Train

    Connect to the national rail network at the following local stations:

    Cranbrook national-rail-icon 3 miles (taxi) 
    Departure Board
    • London Waterloo
    • Exeter Central
    • Exeter St Davids
    Exeter St. Davids national-rail-icon 7 miles (taxi/bus) 
    Departure Board
    • London Paddington
    • Plymouth & Cornwall
    • North & South Devon
    • Exmouth via Exeter Central
    Exeter Central national-rail-icon 6 miles (taxi/bus)  
    Departure Board
    • London Waterloo
    • North & South Devon
    • Exmouth
    Digby & Sowtonnational-rail-icon 5 miles (taxi)  
    Departure Board
    • Exeter St Davids – North & South Devon – Exmouth
    Pinhoe Stationnational-rail-icon 3 Miles (taxi/bus)  
    Departure Board
    • London Waterloo
    Tiverton Parkwaynational-rail-icon 18 miles (taxi)  
    Departure Board
    • London Paddington
  • Bus / Coach

    Bus Service

    The 4A service (Exeter Airport – Exeter St David’s Station) and 43 service (Exeter Airport – Pinhoe Rail Station) is operated by Stagecoach.

    Limited service on Saturdays/Sundays and Bank Holidays


    Coach (Group Travel)

    Bakers Dolphin: The coach company offers a large fleet of coaches for hire including:

    • Economy vehicles – Up to 70 seats. Ideal for transfers or local journeys.
    • Standard vehicles – Ideal for excursions, day trips or weekend breaks.
    • Executive vehicles – Extra luxuries of air conditioning, drinks servery, on board w.c. and DVD entertainment
    • Double Deck Executive Coach – On board comfort of executive vehicles which can carry up to 79 passengers. Details and Booking

     

  • Bicycle

    Cycling to/from Exeter Airport

    Bicycles may be parked at the airport. Please make arrangements with the Airport Car Park Customer Service Office. 01392 365 225
  • Motorbike

    Motorbike arrangements at Exeter Airport

    Motorcycles may be parked at the airport. There is no charge for this service but there is no facility for motorcycle helmet storage. Please make arrangements with the Airport Car Park Customer Service Office. 01392 365 225
  • Special Assistance

    Special Travel Assistance

    Long Stay

    Blue Badge parking pays are available in Car Parks P1 & P2. To pre-book your parking visit our official website. There is no need to specify that you require Blue Badge parking when booking. When you arrive, please park in any allocated parking bay for Blue Badge Holders.

    Passengers with Reduced Mobility (PRM) who have booked Special Assistance with the airline may book Car park P3 but on the day of travel attend Car Park P1 or P2. At car park P1 & P2 entry barriers, passengers who have booked Special Assistance with the airline should use the intercom call button to request a Reduced Mobility (PRM) disability parking bay and Special Assistance to the terminal.

    PLEASE NOTE – if the Blue Badge is required at the destination, an Exeter Airport Disabled ticket should be obtained from the Car P” office. We do not accept Blue Badge photocopies to be left on the dashboard.

    Short Stay

    Blue Badge holders and drivers collecting Passengers with Reduced Mobility (PRM) should drop off/pick up in Car Park P1. Drivers without a Blue Badge who are collecting passengers with reduced mobility may move their vehicle to the disability bays in Car Park P1 when the aircraft has ‘landed’.

    If the driver is unable to use the call button the Car Park Customer Service Staff (Car park 2) will assist: Please call either 01392 365227 or 07812 471444.

    If you’re dropping friends, colleagues or loved ones at the airport then please use the Blue Badge holder spaces in Car Parks 1 & 2. You can stay for up to 4 hours for just the current 30-minute rate. To validate your ticket, please take your Blue Badge to the parking office located in Car Park 2.

    Reduced Mobility Facilities

    Tactile drop-curbs and road-crossing points are clearly marked on routes from all car parks. Airport wheelchairs are available for Persons with Reduced Mobility (PRM) in the Arrivals and Departures buildings but a member of airport staff should be notified before use. Ramped access for wheelchair users is available to and from the terminal, both airside and landside. Electronic sensors activate doors to the Main Terminal Building and the Arrivals Building. The Assistance Desk in the main terminal has been designed with a low-level counter for use by those in a wheelchair. An Avi Ramp with a 7% slope may be used for aircraft boarding/disembarking passengers with reduced mobility and Ambulift hydraulic lift vehicles are available. Low loading ramped airside coaches are available for passenger transfer to and from the aircraft. Special toilets with disabled facilities are provided in the Check-in Hall, Departure Lounge, Boarding Gate Area and the Arrivals Terminal.  Emergency call cords are provided in the cubicles.

    Other Disability Facilities

    Way-finding signs using yellow lettering on a black background, together with illustrated pictograms give directions to main areas of the airport. Braille instruction cards are available at check-in and the Security Search Area for those with a visual handicap. Amplified hearing loops for hard-of-hearing passengers will be made available at the Assistance Desk in the Main Departure Terminal. Leaflet racks for airport and tourism information are situated at wheelchair-user eye level in the Arrival and Departure areas. The airport’s website has the facility to enlarge text for the visually impaired. Provision will be made to handle Assistance Dogs and the airline must be informed of the requirement at the time of booking.

    Read more about Special Travel Assistance at Exeter Airport

Car rental at Exeter Airport



Approved car hire operators with offices at the airport

Avis

0344 544 6015

Budget

01392 361 206

Europcar

01392 602 821  

Getting to/from Exeter Airport by Taxi

Apple Taxis Exeter 01392 66 66 66

appletaxisexeter.co.uk Apple Taxis Exeter is the only official airport authorised Private Hire Vehicle ‘taxi company’ operating from the Taxi Desk in the Arrivals building and from the adjacent stands. Private Hire Vehicle journeys must be pre-booked by telephone (01392 666 666) or in person at the Taxi Desk. The company also offers a left luggage facility at their St. Davids Station, Exeter office.

Other Taxi Companies

Other taxi companies are not permitted to use the Arrivals taxi stand but may drop-off or pick-up pre-booked clients in Car Park 1.

Getting to/from Exeter Airport by Car

The airport is five miles from Exeter city centre and five minutes from the M5 motorway.

Book Official on-site Parking at Exeter Airport

EX5 2BD
Check Road Delays
Fuel & Motorway Services

Getting to/from Exeter Airport by Train

Connect to the national rail network at the following local stations:

Cranbrook national-rail-icon 3 miles (taxi) 
Departure Board
  • London Waterloo
  • Exeter Central
  • Exeter St Davids
Exeter St. Davids national-rail-icon 7 miles (taxi/bus) 
Departure Board
  • London Paddington
  • Plymouth & Cornwall
  • North & South Devon
  • Exmouth via Exeter Central
Exeter Central national-rail-icon 6 miles (taxi/bus)  
Departure Board
  • London Waterloo
  • North & South Devon
  • Exmouth
Digby & Sowtonnational-rail-icon 5 miles (taxi)  
Departure Board
  • Exeter St Davids – North & South Devon – Exmouth
Pinhoe Stationnational-rail-icon 3 Miles (taxi/bus)  
Departure Board
  • London Waterloo
Tiverton Parkwaynational-rail-icon 18 miles (taxi)  
Departure Board
  • London Paddington

Public Transport Journey Planner

Bus Service

The 4A service (Exeter Airport – Exeter St David’s Station) and 43 service (Exeter Airport – Pinhoe Rail Station) is operated by Stagecoach.

Limited service on Saturdays/Sundays and Bank Holidays


Coach (Group Travel)

Bakers Dolphin: The coach company offers a large fleet of coaches for hire including:

  • Economy vehicles – Up to 70 seats. Ideal for transfers or local journeys.
  • Standard vehicles – Ideal for excursions, day trips or weekend breaks.
  • Executive vehicles – Extra luxuries of air conditioning, drinks servery, on board w.c. and DVD entertainment
  • Double Deck Executive Coach – On board comfort of executive vehicles which can carry up to 79 passengers. Details and Booking

 

Cycling to/from Exeter Airport

Bicycles may be parked at the airport. Please make arrangements with the Airport Car Park Customer Service Office. 01392 365 225

Motorbike arrangements at Exeter Airport

Motorcycles may be parked at the airport. There is no charge for this service but there is no facility for motorcycle helmet storage. Please make arrangements with the Airport Car Park Customer Service Office. 01392 365 225

Special Travel Assistance

Long Stay

Blue Badge parking pays are available in Car Parks P1 & P2. To pre-book your parking visit our official website. There is no need to specify that you require Blue Badge parking when booking. When you arrive, please park in any allocated parking bay for Blue Badge Holders.

Passengers with Reduced Mobility (PRM) who have booked Special Assistance with the airline may book Car park P3 but on the day of travel attend Car Park P1 or P2. At car park P1 & P2 entry barriers, passengers who have booked Special Assistance with the airline should use the intercom call button to request a Reduced Mobility (PRM) disability parking bay and Special Assistance to the terminal.

PLEASE NOTE – if the Blue Badge is required at the destination, an Exeter Airport Disabled ticket should be obtained from the Car P” office. We do not accept Blue Badge photocopies to be left on the dashboard.

Short Stay

Blue Badge holders and drivers collecting Passengers with Reduced Mobility (PRM) should drop off/pick up in Car Park P1. Drivers without a Blue Badge who are collecting passengers with reduced mobility may move their vehicle to the disability bays in Car Park P1 when the aircraft has ‘landed’.

If the driver is unable to use the call button the Car Park Customer Service Staff (Car park 2) will assist: Please call either 01392 365227 or 07812 471444.

If you’re dropping friends, colleagues or loved ones at the airport then please use the Blue Badge holder spaces in Car Parks 1 & 2. You can stay for up to 4 hours for just the current 30-minute rate. To validate your ticket, please take your Blue Badge to the parking office located in Car Park 2.

Reduced Mobility Facilities

Tactile drop-curbs and road-crossing points are clearly marked on routes from all car parks. Airport wheelchairs are available for Persons with Reduced Mobility (PRM) in the Arrivals and Departures buildings but a member of airport staff should be notified before use. Ramped access for wheelchair users is available to and from the terminal, both airside and landside. Electronic sensors activate doors to the Main Terminal Building and the Arrivals Building. The Assistance Desk in the main terminal has been designed with a low-level counter for use by those in a wheelchair. An Avi Ramp with a 7% slope may be used for aircraft boarding/disembarking passengers with reduced mobility and Ambulift hydraulic lift vehicles are available. Low loading ramped airside coaches are available for passenger transfer to and from the aircraft. Special toilets with disabled facilities are provided in the Check-in Hall, Departure Lounge, Boarding Gate Area and the Arrivals Terminal.  Emergency call cords are provided in the cubicles.

Other Disability Facilities

Way-finding signs using yellow lettering on a black background, together with illustrated pictograms give directions to main areas of the airport. Braille instruction cards are available at check-in and the Security Search Area for those with a visual handicap. Amplified hearing loops for hard-of-hearing passengers will be made available at the Assistance Desk in the Main Departure Terminal. Leaflet racks for airport and tourism information are situated at wheelchair-user eye level in the Arrival and Departure areas. The airport’s website has the facility to enlarge text for the visually impaired. Provision will be made to handle Assistance Dogs and the airline must be informed of the requirement at the time of booking.

Read more about Special Travel Assistance at Exeter Airport

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