Getting There - International Travel
Wales' international airport is Cardiff
International Airport (CWL)
Airport information: telephone: (01446) 711 111).
Facilities include snack bar, bars, bureaux de change, ATMs, duty-
and tax-free shops, travel agency, children's play area, executive
lounge and facilities for the disabled.
Local buses link the airport with Cardiff Central station, which
is 19km or 12 miles away. The station is served by the InterCity
network and regional lines, with a fast service to London Paddington.
There are also bus connections to Barry Town Station, 8km or 5 miles
from the airport.
Regular coaches operate to Cardiff Central Bus Station from London
Victoria and other destinations with connections to the rest of
Bus nos X91, X45 and X35 run from Cardiff bus station to the airport
on an hourly basis (Monday-Saturday). Service X5 runs from Cardiff
bus station every 2 hours on a Sunday.
Available through local operator Cardiff Airport Taxis (telephone:
(01446) 710 693)
Europcar has an office at the airport (telephone: (01446) 711 924);
Avis (telephone: (01446) 719 569) and Hertz (telephone: (01446)
711 722) also provide services.
Cardiff is reached on the M4 from London, exiting at Junction 33
and following the signs. Car-parking facilities are available at
the airport for short and long-term stays.
The main ports are Fishguard and Holyhead (Anglesey), both have
ferry connections to the Republic of Ireland.
All the main cities have local bus services. There is a good network
of local train services from Cardiff.
Cardiff is 249km or 155 miles
Fishguard is 425km or 264 miles
Holyhead is 476km or 296 miles
to Aberystwyth is 394km or 245 miles