Cheap flights from Bergerac to Exeter

The small airport of Bergerac is close to the centre of Bergerac. The airport serves a number of European destinations, including regular flights from Bergerac to Exeter. Bergerac is a pretty market town on the banks of the Dordogne river. It’s perfect for visitors who want quiet and relaxation.

Bergerac Airport Facilities

You won’t find many facilities at Bergerac Airport because of its small size. It’s not an international airport it only has flights to other French locations and European destinations.

If you’re arriving by car there are two car parks outside the terminal. One is for long stay parking and the other is for short stays. Once you are in the terminal building, landside there is a small shop selling local goods. You’ll also find a cash machine if you need to withdraw funds.

If you’re hungry, there is a restaurant/bar which serves a menu of the day, snacks and drinks.

There are a few car companies working out of Bergerac airport. They can assist you with pre-booked car hire or help you to hire a car on arrival.

If you’re leaving Bergerac, once you go through security the only facilities are some snack and drinks machines.

Flight Time from Bergerac to Exeter

The flight from Bergerac to Exeter is around 1 hour and 40 minutes.

Getting to Bergerac Airport

If you are travelling by car, the airport is just off the N21. It’s only 3 miles from Bergerac so it’s a short journey. If you need a taxi there are several taxi offices in Bergerac town centre.

There are no services running between Bergerac and the airport by coach, bus or train. Although there is a train station in Bergerac with connections to other French destinations.

Travelling from Exeter Airport

There are three possible routes from the airport by road. The fastest route is to take the Honiton Road and the B3183. Or you can take the M5 or the A3015 route. On the return journey take the B3183 route, the A3015 or the M5.  Directions to the airport are well signposted.

Travel by train isn’t possible. Although there is a train station in Exeter it doesn’t have a connection to Exeter Airport.

There is a regular bus service from the airport to the city centre and then on to the main rail station. It runs late into the evening. National Express also has a coach service from various UK locations into and out of Exeter Airport.

You can a taxi into or out of Exeter. There are various companies once your in Exeter. At the airport there’s a taxi rank outside arrivals.

Things to See and Do in Exeter

There is a lot to see and do in Exeter. It has a rich history and plenty of activities both on land and on the water.

Exeter Quay

If you want a pleasant area to enjoy a meal or stop for a drink then make your way to Exeter Quay. You’ll find modern boutiques and antique shops amongst interesting architecture. You can take a stroll, ride a bike or take a boat trip.

Powderham Castle

Powderham Castle is a beautiful setting next to the Exe estuary in an ancient Deer Park.  It is still a family home as well as being a wedding venue and a popular tourist attraction. You can walk around the gardens and grounds. Inside you can explore the rooms and learn about the castle’s history.

St Nicholas Priory

St Nicholas Priory was built in 1087. It was originally home to Benedictine Monks, but during the restoration the Monks were banished, and the Priory became a Tudor private residence. Inside the Priory you can see many Elizabethan artefacts.

Customs House

The customs House was built during the time the woollen and cloth industry was at its busiest. Inside you can see artefacts and displays. There is also a fascinating audio-visual presentation of Exeter’s history from Roman times to the present day.

Underground Passages

In the medieval times there were tunnels built under the city to transport water. Today they have been opened up to provide a fascinating guided tour along 425 metres across the city between 4 and 6 metres below ground. Learn about the tunnels’ original construction and about the lives of the people who lived in Exeter from the 14th century.

Best Time to Visit Exeter

The best time to visit Exeter is between May and September when you’ll get the warmer weather. The city is busiest during July and August.

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