Travel directions to Exeter Airport

On this page you can plan your trip to Exeter Airport. Here you can also find other useful tips about travelling through United Kingdom by car.

Address information

Exeter Airport



United Kingdom

Traffic Information:

You can reach Exeter airport by car, train, bus, or tram. The cheapest option is typically public transportation, however, it's not a comfortable or convenient option. The easiest way to reach the airport is driving yourself, it’s also the most convenient. You can enjoy the comfort of your own car and you won’t have to rush out the door, as you can leave at your own leisure. When driving yourself, you can save money by booking Exeter airport parking via Parkos

Exeter Airport is located 6.3 miles from Exeter. If you use SatNav to reach the airport, you can plug in the following address: Exeter EX5 2BD

Once you get closer to the airport, follow the posted signs to the terminal.

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The following travel times are an estimation, based on normal traffic and weather conditions:

Exeter -> Exeter Airport (EXT) 6.3 miles/ 0:20 hours
Torquay -> Exeter Airport (EXT) 26.2 miles/ 0:41 hours
Plymouth-> Exeter Airport (EXT) 48.3 miles/ 0:54 hours
Glastonbury -> Exeter Airport (EXT) 57.4 miles/ 1:13 hours


On the road information:

Before you begin your journey to the airport, we suggest checking your car to prevent any problems that may come up during your drive. The things we recommend for your inspection includes:

  • oil
  • coolant
  • tire pressure
  • lights

Roadside assistance

If you have any problems with your vehicle, you can contact roadside assistance. They will help you get back on the road or, if the damage is too great, tow your vehicle to be fixed. If this is the case, you will need to find alternative transportation to get to Exeter Airport.

Petrol stations

When you begin the journey, it's advised that you fill up your tank before merging onto the motorway, as the stations are typically cheaper in the built-up area. If you have an electric car, charge your car before leaving, as not every petrol station has electric charging ports. Due to safety concerns, stations may not offer LPG in the built-up areas, but it can sometimes be found at stations along the motorway.

Maximum Speed

We would like to remind you of the following speed:

  • Motorway: 70 mph
  • Dual carriageway: 70 mph
  • single carriageway 60mph
  • single-track road 60mph
  • Built-up areas 30 mph

Please pay attention to road & motorway construction and check traffic conditions before you leave.

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