Holidays from Exeter Airport

Exeter Airport has one mission, to provide you with a smooth journey from start to finish. Providing the ultimate travel experience since 1937, holidays from Exeter Airport set the bar high so you can relax knowing your holiday needs are taken care of. Where are you heading next?

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From a tent to an expensive terminal

Previously known as Exeter International Airport, their very first landing took place on 31st May 1937, when S.W.A Scott of Air Dispatch Ltd landed a Leopard Moth, bringing films of the coronation of HM King George VI. At the time this trusty airport was only operating from a tented terminal building. Since then they have since spent millions to enhance the development of the airport and the customer experience and they continue to do so.

Now a regional success story, this user-friendly airport has over a million passengers a year choosing holidays from Exeter Airport.

A mixture of places to holiday to

The world is full of sensational landscapes, unforgettable cities and fascinating cultures, all out there waiting to be discovered by you.

That’s why when you’re searching for your next family fun adventures, girly getaway or All Inclusive holidays, you should be looking for holidays from Exeter Airport. They’ve brought the world to your doorstep flying to over 40 countries, whether you fancy the winter sun of the Caribbean or you’re in need of a TUI BLUE escape, there’s plenty of choice. 

Hosting over 114 flights a week and working with over 10 tour operators, you’ll only get the best of the best when flying from Exeter.

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At Exeter Airport

You don’t have to rush through security to let the holiday fun begin. Right near the check-in desks you’ll find a range of first-class facilities to ensure you’re off to a smooth start.

Find cash machines with useful Euro and Sterling options, ideal if you booked a last minute holiday from Exeter Airport and haven’t sorted your travel money. There’s also a WH Smiths on hand so you can grab that book you’d been saving for the flight, or pick up a fresh pastry from Cove Cafe. 

You can even purchase a Fast Track pass to get you through to the terminal quicker – after all, this is where you can take full advantage of the tax-free prices in World Duty Free.

Surround yourself with all your favourite cosmetics, fragrances, confectionery, fashion accessories and spirits. If you know there’s goods you’ll want to buy, make the most of the Reserve & Collect service where you can purchase the goods up to 30 days before your flight, and then pick it up once you’re here.

After all your shopping is done it’s time to dine.The Coastline Cafe offers delicious food and drinks with everything from cakes and pastries to burgers and toasties, as well as all the hot drinks, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages you could want. If you just like to pick up a hassle-free meal deal then WH Smiths will come in handy.

With the free Virgin Wi-Fi system you can upload a cheeky picture to Snapchat of your pre-flight drink, or pass the time by watching your favourite series on your phone.

What’s more, there’s even the option to upgrade your airport experience with the Executive Lounge. It’s certainly tempting to avoid the airport hustle and bustle! It’s a tranquil space providing you with runway views, comfortable seating and an unlimited supply of premium drinks and snacks. It can be the perfect addition to a special occasion, or if you’re travelling for business.

Frequently asked question about Exeter Airport

Flights from Exeter Airport will take you to all your favourite destinations across Europe, including Alicante, Corfu, Crete, Menorca and Gran Canaria to mention a few.

You can also catch flights further afield to stunning cities in the USA, like Washington, Chicago and Boston.

Alternatively, stay closer to home with flights within the UK to Belfast, Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow, even the Isles of Scilly and Jersey.

If you’re like us, your holiday starts as soon as you head to the airport and you can kiss goodbye to stressful journeys because Exeter airport is only 20 minutes down the road from Exeter city centre.

Pop postcode EX5 2BD into your sat nav and it’ll take you straight to the terminal doors. If you’re ever in doubt, you’ll find the airport is handily signposted along all major motorways, such as the M5.

Catching the train can also be just as easy. Despite not having a station on airport grounds, the closest station is only 4 km away. Stop off at Exeter St David’s station which can be accessed by the national rail network and then an Exeter airport bus link ready to take you directly to the terminal.

Parking at Exeter Airport includes four options. Each of the airports vary in distance from the terminal doors – either less than a two minute walk, or just a short shuttle bus away. It is recommended for availability and price to pre-book your airport parking, however you can turn up on the day and chance it.

If you’re just dropping off or picking up, the P1 car park has 30 minutes parking for £5.

Start your holiday feeling refreshed and revived when you make the most of the hotels near Exeter Airport. You’ll be thankful for no manic morning rushes and unforeseen traffic.

Just a stone’s throw away from your terminal is the Hampton by the Hilton and it just so happens to be a handy 20 minutes away from Exeter city too. Wake up to a hot breakfast and leave your car parked in safe hands at the hotel itself with the stay, park and fly packages.

If you want to soak up Exeter’s historic roots, just outside the centre you’ll find the Buckland Tout-Saints Hotel which has your country house setting down to a tee. Surrounded by acres of beautifully tended gardens and woodland, it’s a sensational way to kick start your holiday – or extend it at the end.

There’s an ample choice of hotels near Exeter Airport and using Holiday Extras you can find the best deal.