Exeter to Southampton

Once the home port to the HMS Titanic, Southampton has long been known for its shipbuilding heritage, and remains an important location in the maritime industry today. The Port of Southampton serves as the terminal to several major cruise companies, making the 'cruise capital' of Europe a popular destination for embarking holidaymakers. It is also the UK's busiest container port and foremost vehicle handling port which brings thousands of business travellers to the city too. Whatever the reason for your flights from Exeter to Southampton with Flybe, you'll be warmly welcomed in this friendly city that's rich in both history and culture, and offers plenty of great ways to spend your downtime - whether you've only time for a bite to eat, or a whole evening to soak up the city.

For the latest information on our flight schedules from Exeter Airport (EXT) to Southampton Airport (SOU), take a look at our Flybe timetable page for this route, and for the return journey, visit the Southampton to Exeter page.

The sections below offer tips and guidance about your trip to Southampton, covering everything you need to know. In a hurry? Then use the list below to fast-forward to the information you need.

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Getting to Exeter Airport

Located just 11 miles from Exeter city centre, with good public transport links and plenty of on-site parking, it's easy to get to Exeter Airport for your flight to Southampton with Flybe. Our Getting to Exeter Airport page has all of the information on travelling to the airport you need, so you can plan ahead for a stress-free journey.

Exeter Airport Departures

At a glance:

  • Short stay and long stay car parking
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  • Free WiFi in Departures Lounge and Executive Lounge
  • Bookable Fast Track Security
  • Bookable Executive Lounge
  • Cafés and restaurant
  • Newsagents and bureau de change
  • Shopping including Duty Free

Check-in and bag drop at Exeter Airport

To save time at the airport before your flight from Exeter to Southampton, we recommend you check-in online wherever possible. If you’re unable to do so, you can check-in and collect your boarding pass at the airport free of charge. Read more about the check-in options available by airport.

Facilities before Security

  • Café
  • Newsagent
  • Bureau de change
  • ATM

Facilities after Security

  • Cafés and restaurants
  • ATM
  • Executive Lounge


  • Duty Free
  • Books and newsagent

To find out more, visit our dedicated flights from Exeter page and browse other available routes.

Southampton Airport Arrivals

After your flight from Exeter to Southampton, take a look at our Southampton Airport Arrivals page for all the information you need on getting from the airport to Southampton city centre. Here you'll find details of car hire at Southampton Airport as well as details on travelling to the city centre by car, train and bus. To find out more, take a look at our dedicated Southampton Airport page, or browse other flights to Southampton.

Visiting Southampton

Whether you're looking for the ideal hotel in Southampton, a restaurant to remember, a bar for post-meeting drinks or just things to do in Southampton before boarding your cruise, our Visiting Southampton page has our most inspiring recommendations to help you make the most of your trip. No matter how much time you have to spare after your flight from Exeter, we're here to help you have the most enjoyable visit.

Doing business in Southampton

As a business-minded city, Southampton has everything that business travellers could require for a productive and successful trip on flights to Southampton from Exeter. Whether you need a small meeting space for a team catch-up or an impressive conference venue for your corporate event, take a look at our Business in Southampton page for our recommended business facilities in Southampton, all within easy reach of Southampton Airport.