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.

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    After months of highly entertaining group and knockout stage matches in the UEFA Champions League, both Real Madrid and Juventus have reached with final, which will be held on June 3rd 2017.

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    Cardiff Airport promotes new CEO

    As part of a drive to increase passenger numbers and implement long-term growth at Cardiff Airport, their managing director Debra Barber has been promoted to the new CEO position!

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    Another month's growth for Cardiff Airport!

    There has been more growth for Cardiff Airport! The airport has seen a great level of passenger growth over the last 12 months. The Welsh national airport has announced that in the past year, 1.338 million people have travelled from the airport, which marks an 18% growth compared to the previous year.

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    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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