Cardiff Airport Guide

Welcome to the Cardiff Airport Guide – the definitive resource to help you find everything you need when travelling to, from and around Cardiff Airport.

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Airport code: CWL
+44 (0)144 671 1111
12 miles west of city centre
Airport Postcode: CF62 3BD
Cardiff Airport Guide has been developed to provide a handy reference for those travelling to, from or through Cardiff Airport. The airport provides a wide range of facilities including those for business, children and disabled travellers. Public transportation to and from the airport is reliable and frequent with a choice of trains, coaches, taxis and car hire. The airport has one terminal which sees over 1 million passengers travel through to over 50 direct destinations each year.

Those wishing to drive to the airport will find it easily accessible and well sign posted from the access roads. There is a range of short and long stay parking, as well as drop off / pick areas and Special Assistance Parking services for those with reduced mobility.

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Whether you have an early flight or have to stay at the airport during the night, airport hotels are always the best option. Find hotel deals at Cardiff Airport on our hotels page, and start your holiday now!

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Terminal Information Find out what shops, restaurants, bars and facilities that the terminal at Cardiff Airport has to offer. Smart Shopper Make the most of duty free by planning your airport shopping online.

    Cardiff Airport growth continues!

    Passenger numbers at Cardiff Airport have consistently risen resulting in the 14th consecutive month of growth in July. The Cardiff Airport officials claim that since June, passenger numbers have grown 17% to 1,326,923 - which in turn is a 29% growth over the previous 12 months since July. Cardiff Airport growth has lead officials to predict that 250,000 people to fly to and from the airport over the 6 week summer period. The success of the Welsh football team over the 2016 Euros amplified the growth too, as July saw tens of thousands fans flood to France to support their team!

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    Uber arrives in Cardiff and you can get £15 off your ride!

    Uber, the internationally recognised online transportation company, launched their service in Cardiff on the 22nd of April. In celebration of the Cardiff Airport Guide becoming mobile friendly, we thought it would be the perfect opportunity to form a partnership with Uber that gives our website visitors a free Uber ride up to £15! Feel free to use the offer for either an airport run or just a ride into Cardiff!*

    First ride free with Uber!

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    New route announced from Cardiff Airport to Berlin by Flybe

    If you like to book your winter breaks nice and early, you may be interested to know that as of November 2nd, Flybe has announced a new route from Cardiff Airport to Berlin. The flights which will be directed to Berlin Tegel (TXL) will be flying on Wednesdays and Saturdays (twice a week) from November 2nd and the Fares will be as cheap as £34.99 one way. These new flights are part of a new range of routes created by Flybe which will also include 11 flights per week from Cardiff to Glasgow.

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    Getting to the Millennium Stadium from Cardiff Airport for the Rugby World Cup 2015

    Perhaps not the oldest rugby venue, the Millennium Stadium is however one that has fast secured its place within the sport. Located centrally in the Welsh city of Cardiff, it also has a fully retractable roof to defend the game from the unpredictability of the English weather!

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    Helvetic quits Cardiff Airport

    The Swiss airline Helvetic recently announced that it was ceasing all of its operations at Cardiff Airport. The airline’s decision is a blow to the Welsh government, which spent half a million pounds promoting Wales as a tourist destination in Switzerland a couple of years ago.

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