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Getting to Sophia Gardens

On Foot

The most popular and pleasant means of reaching Sophia Gardens from Cardiff Central Station is on foot. The final part of the 15 minute leisurely stroll takes you along the banks of the River Taff through Bute Park and the grounds of Cardiff Castle.


A popular way to travel to the Stadium is by bicycle and we are in the ideal location to do so i.e. via the Taff Trail which runs from Cardiff Bay to Brecon. The Stadium has more than 30 cycle parking spaces located underneath the Altodigital stand. Copies of the Cardiff cycle map are available by contacting

By Train

For details of the regular inter-city and high-speed trains that run between Cardiff and all major towns and cities including London, Bristol, Birmingham and Swansea, please visit:

By Coach

Regular high-speed coaches leave from Cardiff from most major locations in the UK. Please visit for further information.

By Bus

Cardiff Bus services run regularly between Cardiff Central Station and Cathedral Road (adjacent to Sophia Gardens) Routes going via Cathedral Road include: – Number 25 Circular Service to Llandaff North and North Road – Number 62 Service to Llandaff, Danescourt, Pentrebane, Fair Water & Canton. – Number 63 service Ffordd Berllan, Central Station, Radyr to Llandaff. If you are planning to travel by bus please use for more information.

By Road

From London – Travel time is approximately 3 hours via the M4 Westbound. From Birmingham -Travel time is approximately 2.5 hours via M5 Southbound and then the M4 Westbound. From the East – Exit the M4 at Junction 29 and follow the A48M towards Llandaff. Join Cardiff Road. Sophia Gardens is situated off Sophia Close which is on Cathedral Road. From the West – Exit the M4 at Juntion 33. Follow the A4232 for 6.2 miles and exit on the slip road onto Leckwith Road. Follow the A4161 and then turn left onto Cathedral Road (A4119). Turn right onto Sophia Close where Sophia Gardens is situated. Satellite Navigation Users Enter postcode as CF11 9XR providing parking has been pre-arranged. Car Parking Parking at the Stadium is limited, so event organisers are requested to liaise when booking their event with the venue.