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Exeter Airport Departures Information

Exeter Airport has one terminal, the check-in hall and departures lounge are located on the ground floor. In the check in hall you will find a café, WHSmith and Travelex currency exchange. After passing through security you will be in the departures lounge where you will find World Duty Free, Fed & Watered Wine & Dine and Café-Bar, WHSmith, an executive lounge available for those looking to upgrade and one hour of free Wi-Fi access.

When to check in at Exeter Airport?

The general recommendation is to arrive at Exeter Airport at least two hours before a European flight and one hour before the scheduled departure time of a domestic flight. Exeter Airport is relatively compact and easy to get around however its important to bear in mind queues for security checks can take up to 15 minutes during peak periods and you need to be at the boarding gates 20 minutes before the flight departure time.
The majority of flights departing from Exeter Airport are operated by Flybe, Flybe passengers have a variety of check-in options available to them. These include airport check in desks, self service kiosks, online check in and automatic email and mobile check-in. Online check in is available from 36 hours to 2 hours before the scheduled flight departure time.

Baggage kiosks are in the check-in hall for those who have checked in online and have hold luggage which needs to be checked in.

Exeter Airport Arrivals Information

If you're meeting friends and family at Exeter Airport you can check their flight arrival time on the table above.

The Arrivals Hall at Exeter Airport lacks facilities however if required you can find a coffee shop and WHSmith in the check-in hall.

If you need an airport hotel the Hampton by the Hilton is in easy reach of the airport.
Pick up and drop off at Exeter Airport

If you are dropping off or picking up at Exeter Airport there are drop off zones in Car Park 1, this is opposite the airport terminal entrance and the closest car park to the airport. Parking charges for the drop off and pick up bays are £1 for 30 minutes. Alternatively you can head to Car Park 4 which is a short shuttle bus ride away for free for an initial 10 minutes.

Where should I park at the airport?

Exeter Airport has four car parks on site, and all in easy reach of the terminal entrance. Car Park 1 and Car Park 2 are both short stay car parks and less than 2 minutes walk from the airport. Car Park 3 and Car Park 4 are both long stay car parks, P3 is just 100 yards away and P4 is 800 yards away, both are served by a free shuttle bus service which departs on demand.

Although all car parks allow you to turn up on the day booking your car parking space in advance is recommended to make significant savings, especially for long stay parking.

How to get to and from Exeter Airport

Exeter Airport, 4 miles from Exeter city centre serves the county of Devon.

Exeter Airport by car

Exeter Airport lies on the A30, just five miles from the M5 which runs from Bristol to Exeter. To get to Exeter Airport from Exeter head onto the A30 then M5, exiting at Junction 29 onto Honiton Road.

Car hire is ideal for those looking for flexibility to travel into Devon's more rural destinations. Car hire companies operating at Exeter Airport include National, Alamo, Hertz, Budget, Avis and Europcar. These are all based in the Car Rental Centre which is next to the P1 car park.

The Exeter Airport postcode for those using sat nav is EX5 2BD.

Exeter Airport by train

There is no train station at the airport, there are train stations in Exeter which provide train connections to North and South Devon destinations.

Exeter Airport by bus

Buses are the only public transport option available from Exeter Airport. Stagecoach bus route 56 runs to Exmouth and Exeter. Services depart hourly, a bus into Exeter Bus Station will take approximately 20 minutes, a bus to Exmouth Bus Station will take approximately an hour.

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