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Cheap round-trip flights to Exeter

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Flights to Exeter information

Destination Airport Exeter Intl.
Destination Airport IATA Code EXT
Destination City Name Exeter

Why You Should Take a Flight to Exeter

Exeter is brimming with history, with its Gothic cathedral looming over cobbled streets and buildings dating back to medieval times. It also has a contemporary and upmarket edge to it, with a buzzing student scene and lively quayside.

When to Book Flights to Exeter

Exeter really comes to life in the summer months although there is enough to see and do in Exeter at any time of year. Its position on the southwest UK coast means its mild, even in winter, and there are various festivals throughout the year. Accommodation and flights will be more expensive during school holiday periods in summer, Christmas and at Easter time.

How to Find the Best Flight Deals to Exeter

If you can be flexible about your dates and choice of departure airport you can usually find bigger savings. Use the ‘Nearby airports’ button under the search bar to broaden your departure to other convenient airports. Or be pliable about when you fly and click ‘Show flexible dates’ to see if travelling on a different day brings up more cheap flights to Exeter.

UK Departures to Exeter

There are regular affordable flights to Exeter from a choice of other UK airports.

These include:

Main Airports in Exeter

Exeter Airport was used as an RAF base during WWII before offering its first commercial flights in the 1950s. It handled more than one million passengers for the first time in 2007 and continues to offer scheduled and charter flight services around the UK and Europe. It is located around four miles to the east of the city, with bus and taxi links to the centre.

Which Airlines Fly to Exeter?

A small number of airlines offer cheap flights to Exeter from around the UK and other European destinations.

These include:

How to Get to and Around Exeter

Once you have landed, catch a bus or take a taxi to the city, with journey times of around 20 minutes. The city centre is small and compact and easily explored on foot. There is a comprehensive bus service in the city operated by Stagecoach South West with routes connecting to outlying areas. There is also a small network of cycle paths in the city, with the most scenic route running along the canal.

What are the Must-sees in Exeter?

Exeter’s Gothic cathedral is the city’s main attraction and claims to have the oldest stone beam roof of any building in the world. The city’s Guildhall also lays claim to being the oldest continually used municipal building in England.

Squeeze down Parliament Street, one of the narrowest in the world, or take a tour of the underground passages that once formed the city’s one-of-a-kind medieval water system.

Tips for Travelling in Exeter

If you’re planning on escaping the city and exploring more of the nearby Bodmin or Exmoor, then a rental car from the airport is an excellent option.