There are coach drop-off and pick-up points near most of the main attractions, with longer-term parking available close to the city centre.

There are three areas in the city centre where coaches can park –

North Road

Sophia Gardens

Pay and display – £4.20 p/hr and £15.50 p/day.

A dedicated off-street coach park with 24 hour CCTV is available close to the city centre at Sophia Gardens. The Council-managed coach park also has toilet facilities and is long-stay 7 days a week. Please note that from 1st August 2015 the number of coach parking bays is limited to 4.​)

Cardiff Bay

All other sites in the city centre and Cardiff Bay are free, no permit required.