Cardiff International Unofficial Airport Guide


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Cardiff Airport Guide

Getting to and from Cardiff International Airport

Location
Cardiff International Airport is located in the village of Rhoose, in the Vale of Glamorgan, approximately twelve miles west of the city of Cardiff.

The airport lies in an area, dubbed by the Welsh Assembly Government as a centre for aviation excellence, with several high-profile aviation companies being located in a small radius. On the airport site British Airways has its major long-haul maintenance facility and Barry College has an avionics and engineering training centre just outside the terminal building.

By Bus

The Airbus X91, X45 and 345 services operate between the airport and Cardiff City Centre every 30 minutes, Monday to Saturday, between the hours 0653 and 1858. Then every 60 minutes between 1936 and 2236. The X5 service operates hourly on Sundays between 0815 and 2135. Journey time to Cardiff from the airport is approximately 40 minutes. Bus fare is approximately £2.70.

By Taxi

Cardiff Air Taxis, the official taxi operator for the airport, has a taxi desk located within the arrivals hall. Taxis are available upon arrival, or can be booked in advance on +44 (0) 1446 710693. Approximate fare to Cardiff City Centre is £18.
From the M4

Exit Junction 33 on the M4 and follow the A4232. Take the first exit off the A4232 at Culverhouse Cross and follow signs to the airport along the A4050 and A4226.

Location

The airport is situated in Rhoose, 12 miles west of Cardiff City Centre and 10 miles from Junction 33 on the M4.

For a map of how to get here go to the downloads section.

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Airport Guide - Getting to Cardiff


By Bus

The Airbus X91, X45 and 345 services operate between the airport and Cardiff City Centre every 30 minutes, Monday to Saturday, between the hours 0653 and 1858. Then every 60 minutes between 1936 and 2236. The X5 service operates hourly on Sundays between 0815 and 2135. Journey time to Cardiff from the airport is approximately 40 minutes. Bus fare is approximately £2.70.

By Taxi

Cardiff Air Taxis, the official taxi operator for the airport, has a taxi desk located within the arrivals hall. Taxis are available upon arrival, or can be booked in advance on +44 (0) 1446 710693. Approximate fare to Cardiff City Centre is £18.