Cardiff, Wales’ capital is situated in South Wales, on the western side of Great Britain.
A map showing where Cardiff and Wales are in the world
It is easy to reach from anywhere in the UK or overseas. The closest capital to London, Cardiff is just two hours away by rail or road and only an hour and a half’s drive away from Heathrow.

Cardiff is an extremely accessible city, benefiting from excellent road, rail and air networks. There is an hourly high-speed train service to London, Paddington. It has easy connections to Heathrow and Gatwick airports and has its own international airport. The M4 motorway provides fast links between Cardiff and the rest of the UK.