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Cardiff International Airport is the only large airport in Wales that provides air travel services in excess of 2 million passengers each year.

  • Cardiff is the international airport for Wales and it serves the capital city of Cardiff and the south of Wales.
  • Cardiff International Airport is located in the village of Rhoose, in the Vale of Glamorgan, roughly twelve miles south-west of the city of Cardiff.
  • It is the main maintenance base for British Airways and home to a variety of aerospace-oriented firms.

If you are planning to drive to Cardiff International Airport you will find that it is easily accessible via a network of motorways and main roads. Alternatively, there is regular public transportation available, with a variety of options including trains, buses, coaches, and taxis.

A rail link connects Cardiff International Airport to Cardiff Central and Bridgend. Trains run each direction every hour, with onward connections possible to other destinations on the rail network.

If travelling by bus, the 'Airbus Xpress' service X91 operates direct between Cardiff City Centre (including Central Station) and the airport with up to a half hourly frequency during weekdays. The National Express Coach service also operates regular direct services to Cardiff Central Bus Station, where alternative transport can be found for travel on to Cardiff International Airport.

If you require Cardiff Airport parking, there are short stay and long stay airport parking options available. Purple Parking can provide off-airport parking for Cardiff at a reasonable and competitive price. For further information please complete the Quick Quote box above.

Services at Cardiff


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Our services explained

At Cardiff Airport, Purple Parking offers a Park and Ride service operated by:

With Park & Ride, simply drive yourself to Cardiff Airparks which is located less than a mile from the airport. Once you have checked in, load your luggage on to the courtesy transfer bus, then sit back and relax whilst you are driven to the airport terminal. On your return, a courtesy bus will take you straight back to the car park and your car which will be ready for you to collect.

Leisure and family facilities

Cardiff International has one terminal but there are a wide range of facilities and services available to leisure and business travellers alike. There is assistance available to those with special needs and amenities with the younger passengers in mind, including games zones and a childrenĀ¹s play centre, which is sponsored by Airtours.

For the business travellers Cardiff International Airport offers The 51s Lounge, an executive lounge that provides the perfect location to unwind, relax or complete any last minute paperwork. The lounge is also open to leisure travellers and offers a full range of refreshments, as well as telephone, fax and photocopier facilities and widescreen satellite TV.