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Coach Hire and Minibus Hire in Exeter

Exeter is a beautiful university city nestled down on the coast of South Devon that invites you to enjoy a whole host of experiences in a single afternoon.

The iconic Exeter Cathedral sits at the heart of the city centre and is surrounded by a charming array of boutiques and family-run eateries. 

The Phoenix Theatre, Devonshire House and The Old Firehouse enrich your experience further, offering live entertainment, music and speaking tours that are sure to catch your eye. If you're looking for some live entertainment that’s a little more energetic and gets you out of your seat, The Lemon Grove is the place to go. 

Start your day with a walking tour of the relaxing Riverside Valley Park and Belmont Park before heading for some luxury shopping at the Princesshay and the Guildhall and you’ll be all set for the main event of the evening. Regardless of how you want to enjoy the city, SMC Coach Hire will be right there with you.

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Why choose coach hire in Exeter?

SMC Coach Hire's services can take you to and from the city’s airport, or the short journey to Bristol Airport without a worry in the world. Because of our flexible approach to multiple pick ups and drop offs, you’ll have a truly cost-effective approach to group travel that always beats other travel options.

If you opt for one of our premium vehicles, you could find the likes of ultrafast WiFi, ample luggage storage and extra leg room. Ideal when you want to start your trip in style knowing that you’ll be at Departures in plenty of time to enjoy a drink and a light bite before takeoff time. All you need to do is complete our enquiry form, providing the specifics of your journey, and one of our skilled team members specializing in coach hire will promptly get back to you with the best quote available.

Hiring a minibus in Exeter

SMC’s minibus hire services can take smaller groups of 19 passengers or less to and from the award-winning University of Exeter campus. By being able to walk the leafy paths and explore the modern setting that is The Forum, you’ll be able to organise a school trip that shows all students what the city and the university have to offer. Simply share your itinerary with SMC’s travel booking experts and you can sit back whilst we take care of the rest.

Time for a bite to eat before the journey home? Head down to the iconic Quay and walk along the waterfront as you take your pick from dozens of elegant eateries. Once you’re ready to call it a day, all you need to do is board back onto your minibus and enjoy a smooth journey home.

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SMC Coach Hire understand the importance of time management. Whether you're embarking on an important business trip or simply exploring a new destination, you can rely on us to ensure that you reach your destination on time, every time.



Your safety is our top priority. The coaches we use undergo regular maintenance and adhere to strict safety standards. Additionally, all of the drivers we use are trained professionals who prioritize the well-being of passengers throughout the journey.


Customized Solutions

Every group is unique, and we tailor our services to meet your specific requirements. Whether you need transportation for a day trip or an extended tour, we work closely with you to create a customized itinerary that suits your preferences and budget.


Year-Round Transport

Whether it's a wedding in the spring or a holiday getaway in the winter, our flexible booking option lets you have the freedom to choose a date within the year that can make the planning process for your transport more convenient and stress-free.


Competitive Pricing

We believe that quality coach hire should be good value for money. Our transport services will ensure that you receive excellent value for your investment. We offer a fair and competitive rate for all occasions.



Sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride. A selection of coaches we use are equipped with modern amenities, including comfortable seating, air conditioning, ample legroom, and onboard entertainment options, ensuring a pleasant and enjoyable journey.

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Coach Hire and Minibus Hire for Every Occasion

Coach Hire & Minibus Hire Services

Providing comfortable, affordable transport solutions for all occasions.


Airport Transfers

Book a coach or minibus to get the whole group to the airport.

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Wedding Transport

Transport all of your friends and family to and from the venue.

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Sports Trips

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Our Vehicles

We understand the importance of a smooth and stress-free journey. We make sure that all of the vehicles we use are well-maintained and are driven by highly skilled drivers, we always for every passenger to have a comfortable and enjoyable experience with SMC. From small minibuses to luxurious executive coaches, we have a wide range of vehicles to accommodate groups of any size.


Luxury & VIP Vehicle

Having the touch above everything else


Standard Vehicle

Getting you from A-B with everything you need


Accessible Vehicles

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Why choose SMC Coach Hire?

With over 10 years of experience in the private hire industry, it's our commitment to customer satisfaction that sets us apart (and what keeps us going).

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Coach Hire Reviews

Heather O'Donnell

"Our driver Andrew was brilliant, he rang to tell me that he would be a few minutes late due to a traffic accident, as we were travelling to Norfolk on a pilgrimage."

Dawn Monagham

"All the staff at the office were very efficient came back with information very promptly Kevin our lovely driver was a joy to travel with I would highly recommend this company."

Sam Bennett

"SMC provided a great, friendly service. They arrived in plenty of time...We highly recommend them and will be using them again in the future. Thank you!"

Neil B

"Very quick responses to questions throughout, great advice when talking about the logistics of the trips needed and faultless service from the driver throughout the event. Totally put my mind at ease to let me focus on getting our daughter married."

Jon Barrett

"I used SMC Coach Hire for the first time this year. I was delighted with every element of their service. All in all excellent service and I will be using them for all my coach needs from hereonin."

Charlie Henson

"We used SMC to transport guests from the church to the reception at our wedding. They were brilliant throughout. Very helpful staff with a difficult location and all went well on the day. Highly recommend."

Robert Kay

"Would use this Company again, they were on time for drop off and collection and driver was very nice and helpful, and his driving was very good and we felt very safe not the same with other companies. Thank you."

Lonsdale Salisbury

"Easy to request booking.Good communication, Leading up to travel, day before travel and on day of travel. Easy to contact with changes to flight time. Accommodated changes. Arrived on time. Friendly driver. Overall very good experience. Would recommend."

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