We just can’t wait to welcome your coach group to Cardiff!

With our scenic waterfront and compact city centre, Cardiff is an ideal destination… and is closer than you think!

The city is easily accessible by road from the M4 motorway and there are a variety of dedicated drop off points and free parking areas across the city.

Whether your visit is motivated by our exciting range of events, unique attractions, eclectic shopping or world-class sporting occasions, there is something for everyone.

Information for Coach Groups:

Drop Off & Pick Up

There are several convenient spots across the city for passenger pick-up and drop-off. Please see the maps for locations.

A. North Road – 4 spaces in lay-by. Ideal for Cardiff Castle and city centre. Waiting limited to 30 minutes. No return within 1 hour.

B. Friary Gardens – 1 space. Ideal for Cardiff Castle and city centre. Waiting limited to 30 minutes. No return within 1 hour.

C. National Museum, Gorsedd Gardens Road – 3 Spaces. Waiting limited to 15 minutes. No return within 1 hour between 0900 and 2300.

D. Lloyd George Avenue – in the bus lane, north end. Coaches can then remain parked here for pick-up. Short walk to John Lewis and The Hayes for passengers.


Coach Parking
1. Sophia Gardens – Cardiff has a Council-managed, off-street coach park at Sophia Gardens, with 24-hour CCTV and toilets open from 8:00am until 4:00pm, 7 days a week. There are four pay & display coach bays available on a first come first served basis, at £5 per hour and £19.20 per day.

There is also on-street coach parking available at the following locations. Please see maps for locations.

2. Corbett Road – 4 spaces. First come first served. Ideal for city centre and university.

3. Lloyd George Avenue – Up to 40 spaces. First come first served. In northern most point in bus lane.

4. The Flourish – 4 spaces. First come first served. Ideal for Wales Millennium Centre and other Bay attractions.

5. Bute Place – 4 spaces. First come first served. Ideal for Wales Millennium Centre and other Bay attractions

For coach parking for events, such as at Principality Stadium, please check Cardiff Council’s website.


Maps
Coach Map

Click here to download our Cardiff coach map


Incentives

We are pleased to offer coach drivers complimentary refreshments as part of our welcome to Cardiff.

At Cardiff Castle, coach drivers can enjoy a hot drink and cake.

As a seasonal special, coach drivers can receive a complimentary hot drink and hot food item at Winter Wonderland (15 November – 6 January).

These incentives must be booked in advance and we will email you a voucher or alternatively arrange for collection at one of our Visitor Centres. Please use the enquiry form below for booking.


Meet & Greet

We want all our visitors to receive a warm Welsh welcome!

FOR Cardiff’s Ambassadors can meet your party from the coach and provide maps and information. This service is free but subject to availability and requires advanced booking.

Please use the enquiry form below for booking.


 

Coach Enquiry Form

Would you like to book complimentary refreshments for the driver?

Or

Please review your information and submit your enquiry.