Getting to Exeter couldn't be easier; Exeter has its own international airport just 20 minutes from the city centre where there are domestic low budget flights and some direct international flights to Exeter. Exeter also has two mainline train stations, Exeter Central station and Exeter Central station which link the city to the rest of the UK.
By road, the National Express coach service operates from hundreds of different places across the UK to Exeter. The two main junctions, (30 and 31) off the M5 motorway mean that private drivers can get to the city easily from the rest of the UK.
Exeter, like most UK cities, has good public transportation systems. There are public buses operated by Stagecoach and First Group and there are several bus stops around the city. Taxi-cabs are also easy to come across in Exeter, visitors can hail taxis easily by the roadside or call a local taxi firm. There are also local trains operating within the Southwest of England meaning visitors can travel around Devon as well as neighbouring towns. It is also easy to hire private vehicles from rental companies; also most of the area's attractions can be seen on foot or by cycling.
Exeter has many stately homes, gardens, adventure parks and castles for locals and tourists to enjoy. The Exeter Racecourse is another popular attraction loved by many, it has excellent facilities and transport links to match the world's best. Exeter flights take just a few hours from the rest of the UK and summer is usually the best time to take advantage of the cheap airfare to Exeter to enjoy all that it has to offer. Visit places such as Cathedral Close, Exeter's Historic Quayside, Underground Passages, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Turks Head and Parliament Street, Rougemont Gardens & Castle and the Killerton House and Gardens, among others, and learn what makes this beautiful city tick.
Exeter has a lot to offer in terms of nightlife and evening entertainment, it has many cinemas, nightclubs and public houses. There are also a lot of nice restaurants and many theatres to choose from.
Exeter also has a ten-pin bowling centre, the Exeter Phoenix arts centre and Westpoint - an entertainment complex used for concerts, shows and other events throughout the year.
When it comes to shopping, Exeter has shops to suit every taste; the high street is the main shopping street but other places to shop include the revamped Princesshay area, Harlequins and the Guildhall shopping centres to name a few.