Airports in Wales

Cardiff Airport

The airport is located 12 miles (19km) southwest of Cardiff city centre.

Cardiff Airport (CWL)


The airport is located 12 miles (19km) southwest of Cardiff city centre.

Getting to the city

The Cardiff Aiport Express bus service runs every 30 minutes during the day, seven days a week; journey time to Cardiff from the airport is approximately 35 minutes. A rail link also connects Cardiff International Airport to Cardiff Central and Bridgend. Trains run each direction every hour daily (every two hours on Sunday) with onward connections to other destinations on the rail network. A shuttle connects the airport to the nearby train station in 10 minutes, costing about £1.


GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October).

Car rental

Enterprise, Europcar, and Avis are represented at the airport.

Airport Taxis

Passengers can book a private taxi transfer with FlightLink Wales to and from Cardiff Airport.


Facilities include a bureau de change, ATMs, baby changing facilities, faxing and photocopying, game zones, duty-free shops, restaurants, cafes, and bars. There are also facilities for disabled passengers.


Short-term parking is right outside the terminal building and long-term parking is further away from the terminal but is serviced by a free shuttle. Pre-booking is available.