Doing business in Exeter

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Several major businesses are based within Exeter and its surrounding county of Devon, including the Met Office, Wrigley’s and the water company Pennon Group. Financial services are also growing in the city, with tourism a major contributor to the picturesque rural and coastal areas outside of Exeter. Whatever your reasons for visiting the city, you’ll find everything you need to know below, from transport to meeting venues and places to relax when the working day is over.

Transport from Exeter Airport

When you’ve alighted at Exeter airport following your Flybe flight, the city is easy to reach, being approximately 11 miles away. Regular bus services travel from the airport to the city, and taxis also operate so you can be on your way to your meeting quickly upon arrival. Find everything you need on getting to Exeter from the airport on our Exeter Airport Arrivals page, and for the return journey, see our Getting to Exeter Airport page.

Visiting Exeter

See our Visiting Exeter page for a host of ideas on where to eat, drink, stay and fill your time. Even a fleeting visit to the city can be memorable with a little planning ahead!

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Conference and meeting venues

Heading to Exeter on business? If you need to arrange a meeting room or conference facilities, there are plenty of options close to the airport or in the city itself, no matter how big or small your budget.

Flybe recommends…

Gipsy Hill Hotel

Surrounded by three acres of beautiful landscaped gardens this venue can be easily accessed from Junction 29 of the M5.

  • Free on-site parking
  • WiFi
  • Flexible dining and buffet options
  • Stationery provided
  • Half-day and full-day options
  • Fits up to 180 delegates

Woodbury Park

This breathtaking location offers great facilities including a Championship Golf Course.

  • WiFi
  • Fits up to 250 delegates
  • Free on-site parking
  • Half or full day options
  • Range of dining options

Westpoint Exeter

Located only 10 minutes from Exeter airport is the largest exhibition and entertainment venue in the South West.

  • Dedicated conference centre
  • Accommodates 50 to 5,000 delegates
  • WiFi
  • Award-winning catering
  • Dedicated events team
  • Free on-site parking

For more information on Exeter airport and flights to Exeter with Flybe, have a look at our dedicated Exeter Airport page.