Cardiff Airport (Image credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ben_salter/4924064655)

Cardiff Airport

Cardiff Airport, to the South West of Cardiff city centre, is situated overlooking the Severn Estuary and Bridgwater Bay, a great airport location.

What's Cardiff Airport like?

Not far from Barry, Cardiff and Bridgend, this airport offers a wide selection of flights and good facilities for travellers both in and out of Wales. Dining and refreshment facilities are obviously available at this large regional airport, which also offers shopping and a Bureau de Change.

Near Cardiff Airport - coastline looking towards Aberthaw  (Image credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ben_salter/2374498320)

Near Cardiff Airport - coastline looking towards Aberthaw

Cardiff Airport's Welsh/English website allows online booking of flights and car hire.

At the airport itself, you could choose to luxuriate in the Executive Lounge and meeting rooms, or you may need to visit the tourist information, utilise the game zones facilities, or take advantage of the assistance provided for passengers with reduced mobility and young children.

Running regular direct flights to Dublin, Newcastle, Amsterdam and many other locations in the UK, Europe (and Montego Bay in the West Indies) Cardiff Airport also offers facilities to book indirect flights to locations such as America, Africa and Asia.

How to get to the airport

The airport station - Rhoose Cardiff International Airport - is linked directly to Bridgend and Cardiff Central railway stations, with regular hourly services (two-hourly on Sundays). The airport also runs a £1 shuttle service to take passengers from the station to airport. The local areas' bus services to the airport are good, with different services offering drop off points directly at the airport's entrance. For passengers choosing to arrive by road, the best option is to leave the M4 at junction 33 and follow the airport signs along the various A roads (A4232, A4050 and A4226).

Where to stay

Cardiff Airport's close proximity to Penarth, Barry and Bridgend means it is a perfect base for overseas visitors wishing to stay locally. Why not book accommodation close to the airport on the Glamorgan Heritage Coast and extend your stay in the area? Whether on your way out of or into Wales, both coastline and inland areas around Cardiff Airport are worth a visit. We offer bed and breakfasts, holiday cottages, apartments and hotels, all convenient for air travellers. So rest your bones at one of our delightful properties today.

Accommodation near Cardiff Airport

  • Barry   (2.3 miles from the centre of Cardiff Airport)
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    £455
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    Beautiful two bedroom cottage in the Vale of Glamorgan set just 20 minutes from Cardiff. Lovely rural views, outdoor gear storage, Wi-Fi & family amenities. Off peak short breaks.
     
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  • Barry   (2.3 miles from the centre of Cardiff Airport)
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    £455
    Per week (seasonal)
     
    Attractive family holiday cottage in Barry offering wonderful views over the Vale of Glamorgan. Two bedrooms, underfloor heating, cot, high chair & lawn garden. Wi-Fi service.
     
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  • Near Cardiff   (5.0 miles from the centre of Cardiff Airport)
    Sleeps 4
    Prices from
    £345
    per week seasonal (sleeps 4)
     
    Charming first floor holiday apartment situated just a short drive from Cardiff City Centre. Two ensuite bedrooms, large garden, modern facilities. Kennels onsite. Sleeps 4.
     
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