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Do you worry about getting to the airport on time for your flight when you travel abroad? Well there’s no need to when you travel to the airport by train. Start your holiday without the hassle when you take the train to Exeter Airport with CrossCountry.

Exeter Airport is a convenient international airport for passengers travelling abroad from Southwest England. The airport is located around 6 miles East of Exeter city centre and is a 30-minute bus journey from Exeter St David’s station. It’s quick, easy and means you can sit back and relax whilst we whisk you towards the start of your holiday.

Getting to Exeter Airport by train

Exeter Airport is best reached using the connecting bus service from Exeter St David’s station, with journey duration of around 30 minutes (depending on the time of day). CrossCountry run direct services to Exeter St David’s from Birmingham, Manchester, Sheffield, Newcastle, Edinburgh, and Aberdeen.

To find out about accessibility at Exeter St David’s check out our station guide.

For more information about getting to Exeter Airport, visit Exeter Airport’s website.

Our Top Travel Tips

Here are our top travel tips to make sure your journey runs smoothly:

  • Discover the best time to travel – Learn more about Anytime and Off-Peak fares and what they mean for your journey.
  • Skip the queues by purchasing your ticket on our website. Alternatively, buy them on our mobile site and have them immediately sent to your device as an m-Ticket via our app.
  • Download the CrossCountry app for real-time train information, tickets and live departure information.
  • Exeter hotels – If you have an early or late flight and want to stay in Exeter for the night, you’ll want to book a great value hotel.

Facilities at Exeter Airport

A trip to the airport is incomplete without browsing Duty Free. Find fantastic tax-free prices on a wide range of fragrances, skin care, and cosmetics products, duty free liquor, tobacco, confectionery, sunglasses, and fashion accessories. If you're looking for something to read on the sun lounger, or some sweets for the flight, you can find travel essentials in the airport.

Whether you want a sit down meal or to grab a coffee before your flight, you can find a range of delicious hot and cold meals. From sandwiches and salads to cocktails and coffees, there is something for everyone.

At Exeter Airport, you can make use of free WiFi for all passengers, a water dispenser after Security for filling up your water bottle, and an Executive Lounge for pre-flight perks.

Direct CrossCountry routes to Exeter

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