Cardiff Transport - Rail, Coach and Bus
Cardiff airport is easily accessible from England via the M4 and from further North in Wales by both private and public transport. Explore the options below to find out which method of getting to Cardiff is best for you.
You can often make big savings when you research which method of travel you would like to use and book your tickets online. Transport providers will cut prices to those who book early, so it is definetly worth sorting out all transport to and from Cardiff Airport in advance and saves a lot of hassle too!
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Cardiff by Car
Travelling to Cardiff by car is a great option for most people. If you have your own car there are plenty of cheap airport parking options to choose from. If you have an early morning flight or would rather be closer to the airport the day before your flight the most hassle free option is to book an airport hotel.
This is a reasonably priced option and saves you the hassle of having to get up at the crack of dawn to travel for an early flight! Airport Hotel Shop offers great overnight hotel and long or short stay parking packages to save you money!
Cardiff Airport is easily accessible by car from the M4 from England and from various A roads further North in Wales shown by the map on the left.
You can find out much more about directions, and view interactive transportation and terminal maps by visiting our Cardiff Maps & Directions page.
Cardiff Airport by Coach
National Express operates some services to Cardiff Airport. To find out which destination they operate from visit their website
The National Express Coach Service also operates regular direct service to Cardiff Central Bus Station.
To get from Cardiff bus station to the Airport, you can catch a choice of buses, or even book a taxi.
Cardiff Airport by Taxi
Taxis are a great, hassle-free and convenient way to get to the airport. There are over 300 taxi companies serving Cardiff airport and the surrounding areas, many of which specialise in airport taxis and can offer great rates.
Find cheap airport taxis near you by checking out our Cardiff airport Taxi Listings.
The listings include contact details and a description of each company's services to help you book a taxi to suit your needs.
Cardiff Airport by Train
There is a rail link which connects Rhoose Cardiff International station with Cardiff Central and Bridgend. Trains run in each direction every hour and connections to stations around the country can be made from here Cardiff.
Cardiff is served by regular, direct InterCity and Alphaline trains.
Train times, cheapest fare finders and discounts on UK attractions can be found from thetrainline.com. Booking in advance can save you up to 43% as opposed to booking at the train station, so it's worth getting your tickets sorted online today!
Cardiff Airport by Bus
The Airbus X91 dedicated airport service, supplemented by service number 95, operates between Cardiff's city centre and the airport.
Other services include: Service 345- operated by EST Bus, Service X5- operated by First, Service X45- operated by Shamrock.
For more details call Traveline: 0871 200 22 33.