Terminal information for Cardiff Airport

Flight Info
Cardiff Airport has one terminal which helps over 1 million passengers each year reach 900 destinations from one of their 50 direct routes. You can find all the information you need here to make sure your visit runs smoothly, whether you are travelling to, from or through Cardiff Airport.

If you are looking for information about arriving and departing flights at the airport, you can view our Live Flight Arrivals and Live Flight Departures pages which include details of flight times, delays and cancellations, plus other useful flight information.

The check-in desks and ticket desks are located in the check-in hall opposite the main terminal entrance on the ground floor. The arrivals hall and baggage reclaim are also on this floor.

You’ll find the departure lounge and the international pier located on the first floor.

Terminal Facilities
Business Travellers
Special Assistance
Travelling with Children
Security and Customs
Shopping and Leisure

Hotels at Cardiff Airport

If your scheduled departure time is early in the morning, or perhaps your travel plans include one night in London, find cost-effective hotel accommodation at Cardiff Airport.

A selection of hotels are situated virtually on the doorstep of the airport, and provide excellent packages to leisure and business travellers. Most are within a short walking distance, and offer convenience, excellent standard and peace of mind. Rooms range from very basic to more luxurious, with access to swimming pools and meeting rooms for business travelers.

Car Hire at Cardiff Airport

Arriving at Cardiff Airport and want to continue your trip in a hired vehicle? Car Hire services from Cardiff Airport are supplied by leading car hire providers, and allow customers to benefit from lower rates if booked in advance.

Have a look at our car hire providers list, and enjoy your trip in the comfort of a clean, well-presented hired car.

Cardiff Airport Terminal Facilities

Bureau de Change There are two Forexchange branches in the airport, one is within the Departure lounge and the other is located in the baggage reclaim hall.
Car Hire There are several desks in the arrivals hall as well as outside the airport.
Cash Points There are two cash machines available for use, one in the Departure Lounge and the other in the Arrivals Hall.
Children’s Entertainment There is a specially designed Play Centre for younger children and can be found in the Departure lounge. Parents are advised to supervise their children at all times. Children can also enjoy the science exhibits at Techniquest Exhibit.
Executive Lounge Enjoy delicious food and drink alongside free Wi-Fi in a relaxing environment for the perfect start to any flight.
Food and Drink Choose from a small variety of cafes and bars for your pre and post flight snacks.
Information There is an Information Desk located on the first floor, or you can contact the airport staff from one of the Customer Call points throughout the airport.
Internet Kiosk and Wi-Fi There are three Internet Kiosks available as well as Wi-Fi through the airport. Wi-Fi is free for the first 30mins and the £3 thereafter.
Lost Baggage/Property Please contact the airport on 01446 711111 and leave a voicemail with a detailed description of the bag and contents, as well as your contact information. The call will be returned if your bag is located.
Pay Phones Several Pay Phones are located throughout the airport.
Places of Worship Multi faith rooms can be found in the check in Hall, close to the Special Assistance Desk.
Post Box This is outside the main entrance of terminal.
Shopping Top up on daily essentials from the newsagents and treat yourself to a Duty Free Goodie.
Special Assistance For any Special Assistance requirements, please visit the PRM Information Desk in the main terminal building.
Toilets Toilets are situated throughout the airport and disabled and baby changing facilities are also available.
Trolleys Trolleys are available for use throughout the airport, for a £1 / €1 refundable charge.