There are two Cardiff airport parking lots to choose from. All are located off the airport grounds, but both “Cardiff Airparks” and “Highwayman” have transfer shuttles available.
Some information about Cardiff International Airport:
- Cardiff International Airport is about 12 miles from downtown Cardiff in the town of Rhoose.
- As Wales’ only international airport, Cardiff is the area’s main gateway. The busiest schedule is operated by bmibaby, although Flybe, Thomsonfly and Thomas Cook Airlines (and many charter airlines) all have lots of flights to and from Cardiff as well.
- Cardiff airport’s Welsh name is “Maes Awyr Rhyngwladol Caerdydd,” and you can have a drink at the Scrum Half Bar while you wait for your flight.
- For traffic information, see the BBC here.
Alternative ways to get to Cardiff International Airport:
- Taxi: Checker Cars is the airport’s official taxi company and operates 24 hours a day. A fare from downtown Cardiff to the airport costs roughly £24.
- Rail: There is no rail station at the airport, but there is a free bus linking the nearest station (Rhoose Cardiff International Airport) to the departures terminal.
- Bus/Shuttle: The “Airbus Xpress” bus runs between central Cardiff and the airport every hour during the day Monday through Saturday, and every two hours on Sundays. An adult single fare is £3.50