Serving Cardiff and the rest of South, Mid and West Wales

Cardiff Airport handles approximately 2 million passengers a year, with over 50 direct routes and over 400 connecting destinations often allowing you to make a round trip in one business day. The Airport situated in the Vale of Glamorgan is 10 miles from the M4 and 12 miles from Cardiff city centre. A rail link connects Rhoose Cardiff International Airport station to Cardiff Central and Bridgend, as well as there being two bus services operating between the airport and Cardiff Central station. Taxi services and car hire are also available from outside the main terminal building.

Meeting and function rooms are available for hire in the airport terminal. Business facilities such as fax, photocopier, telephone andwireless internet access are also available. Use of the exclusive Executive Lounge in departures is possible by prebooking online or checking availability in person.

By road

The airport is close to Rhoose in the Vale of Glamorgan, 12 miles west of Cardiff and 10 miles from junction 33 on the M4. Exit junction 33 on the M4 and follow the signs to Cardiff Airport along the A4232, A4050 and A4226. Our postcode is CF62 3BD. Entrance to the drop off / pick up area, short stay under 24hours and short stay over 24hours car park is via the Eastern approach, Port Road Entrance to the long stay car park is via the Western approach, roundabout with A4226 and B4265 Drivers are able to drop-off passengers outside the terminal building at Cardiff Airport, making access to the airport more convenient. Pick-up of passengers takes place in the Short Stay Car Park. This is to comply with Department for Transport (DfT) regulations forbidding unattended or waiting vehicles outside any airport terminal building in the UK. The first 20 minutes in the short stay car park will be free of charge for those wishing to meet and pick up arriving passengers.

Public transport

By rail: A rail link connects Rhoose Cardiff International Airport Station to Cardiff Central and Bridgend. Trains run every hour from Monday to Saturday and every two hours on Sundays. A complimentary shuttle bus service is available for passengers with a valid train ticket, which connects with all trains to carry passengers on the short journey to the airport terminal. Full facilities are available for passengers requiring special assistance. For further information call: 0845 748 49 50, or visit By bus: Cardiff Bus X91 service The Cardiff Bus service X91 operates between Cardiff Central station and Cardiff Airport every hour during the day from Monday to Saturday and every two hours on Sundays. The bus journey takes approximately 35 minutes from Cardiff Central to the airport. For more information visit EST 95 service EST transport’s 95 service operates between Cardiff Central station and Cardiff Airport via Barry every evening from Monday to Saturday. For more information visit Taxis: Checker Cars is the airport’s official taxi operator and offers a 24 hour service. A taxi booking office is located outside the arrivals hall. The approximate cost of a taxi from Cardiff Airport to Cardiff Central is £26 and Checker Cars operate a fixed fare system which is the same 24 hours a day. Taxis are available on arrival or can be booked in advance by calling 01446 711747 or by e-mailing to



+44 (0)1446 711111



South Glamorgan
CF62 3BD