Cardiff Airport

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Cardiff Airport Information

Cardiff Airport is the busiest airport in Wales. Owned by the Welsh government, the airport serves people flying to South, Mid and West Wales. Its location in the Vale of Glamorgan, about 20km from the centre of Cardiff, makes it an excellent option if you're planning on exploring this British country. Flybe offer direct flights from Ireland to Cardiff, and the Dublin to Cardiff route is the airport's second busiest.


Shops at Cardiff Airport

Cardiff Airport may not be a shopper's paradise, but it has everything you need before boarding your flight. There's a Nuance Duty Free shop selling perfume, premium alcohol and other goodies, and two WH Smith newsagents.


Restaurants at Cardiff Airport

There are three places to grab a bite at the airport: Caffi Cwtch, Caffe Ritazza and The Beer House.


Lounges at Cardiff Airport

There's one executive lounge at Cardiff Airport. Free Wi-Fi, food and drinks are available inside. Guests are requested to drink no more than two alcoholic drinks, and groups of seven or more people need to pre-book their entry (this usually costs around £20).


Amenities at Cardiff Airport

Passengers who need special assistance at Cardiff Airport should get in touch at least 48 hours before arriving. Cardiff Airport has a dedicated team of Autism Champions, who are on hand to help keep your journey ticking along smoothly if you're travelling with an autistic friend or family member. You can pre-arrange all special assistance by emailing or ringing 01446 729329.


Getting to Cardiff Airport



It takes about half an hour to drive to Cardiff Airport from the city centre. The airport is near the town of Rhoose, and the easiest way to reach it is to leave the M4 at junction 33 and then follow the signs. Car parking at Cardiff Airport includes a short stay car park and three long stay car parks. Car hire at Cardiff Airport



There's a shuttle bus from the airport to the nearest train station in Rhoose. This takes 10 minutes and costs £1. Trains only run once an hour, and once every two hours on Sundays.



Buses pick up and drop off in front of the terminal building. The fastest way to reach Cardiff city centre is with the T9 Express Bus, which is air conditioned and has Wi-Fi. If you've not been to the cash machine yet, you can pay in Euro. One-way tickets cost €7 and a return costs €10.



FlightLink Wales offer airport transfers between the airport and Cardiff. Pre-booking is recommended. The company also have a GreenLink minibus for larger groups, perfect if you're visiting Wales for a stag or hen do.


This information is correct as of June 2017

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Cardiff Airport

Cardiff International Airport,
Vale of Glamorgan CF62 3BD,

Tel:+44 (0)1446 711111
Fax:+44 (0)1446 711675


Cardiff International Airport Ltd.

 Location Details

Longitude:3° 20' 48'' W
Latitude:51° 23' 51'' N

 Airport Location

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