How can you get there?

The Volvo Ocean Race sailors will have braved 3,300 nautical miles of trans-Atlantic crossing from Newport, Rhode Island in the USA to make it to us, here in Cardiff. Your journey should be a whole lot easier but, if you do have any difficulties, then this guide will help to bring you back on course.

The Cardiff Stopover will be held in Cardiff Bay, on Alexandra Head (next to the skate park on the Barrage).

Havannah Street (CF10 5SG)
Mermaid Quay / Stuart Street (CF10 5BZ)
Pierhead Street (CF10 4PH)
The site is accessible on foot or by bike from Cardiff Bay. Travel past the Norwegian Church, over the bridge to the Barrage Walkway. Cyclists must dismount once on the event site and bike racks will be available. Visit the website for bike hire details.
Arriva Trains Wales have a dedicated shuttle service, between Cardiff Queen St station and Cardiff Bay. The event will be signposted.
The BayCar is an easy way to travel between Cardiff City centre and Cardiff Bay (Barrage Walkway bus stop). Hop on board the number 6. For public transport information, visit
There is a regular boat service between Bute Park, in the heart of the city and the Bay, operating every half an hour. Visit
If you’re travelling by boat, check the Bay User Guide on the website.