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There are 6 ways to get from Cardiff to Cardiff Airport (CWL) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 17m

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Rhoose

5 alternative options

Line 304 bus  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the line 304 bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street JL to Cardiff Airport, Airport 304

Train, line 304 bus  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Barry
  2. Take the line 304 bus from Barry, Windsor Court to Cardiff Airport, Airport 304

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to Cardiff Airport (CWL) 11.9 miles

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Cardiff Airport (CWL) 11.9 miles

Towncar  •  18 min

  1. Take a town car from Cardiff to Cardiff Airport 11.9 miles

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The most affordable way to get from Cardiff to Cardiff Airport (CWL) is to drive, which costs £2 - £3 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Cardiff Airport (CWL) is to taxi which costs £27 - £33 and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cardiff, Customhouse Street JL and arriving at Cardiff Airport, Airport. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 18m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Cardiff Airport (CWL) is 9 miles. The road distance is 11.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Cardiff Airport (CWL) without a car is to train which takes 1h 17m and costs £12 - £18.

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It takes approximately 1h 17m to get from Cardiff to Cardiff Airport (CWL), including transfers.

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Cardiff to Cardiff Airport (CWL) bus services, operated by Adventure Travel, depart from Cardiff, Customhouse Street JL station.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Cardiff Airport (CWL) is to train which takes 1h 17m and costs £12 - £18. Alternatively, you can line 304 bus, which costs and takes 1h 18m.

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Cardiff to Cardiff Airport (CWL) bus services, operated by Adventure Travel, arrive at Cardiff Airport, Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Cardiff Airport (CWL) is 12 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Cardiff to Cardiff Airport (CWL).

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  • Distance: 8.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 17m

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Cardiff Airport (CWL), Wales?

Transport for Wales operates a train from Cardiff Central to Rhoose hourly. Tickets cost £12 - £18 and the journey takes 29 min. Alternatively, Adventure Travel operates a bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street JL to Cardiff Airport, Airport hourly, and the journey takes 1h 18m.

Train operators
Transport for Wales
Bus operators
Adventure Travel
Phone
02920 442040
Website
adventuretravel.cymru
Bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street JL to Cardiff Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
adventuretravel.cymru
Bus from Barry, Windsor Court to Cardiff Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
adventuretravel.cymru
Other operators
Taxi from Cardiff to Cardiff Airport (CWL)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
£27 - £33
Premier Taxis Cardiff
Phone
+44 29 2055 5555
Website
premiertaxis.net
Friendly Cab
Phone
+44 29 2262 9856
Website
friendlycab.co.uk
Dragon Taxis Cardiff
Phone
+44 29 20 333 333
Website
dragontaxis.com
City Taxis Cardiff
Phone
+44 29 2040 0400
Business Drive Wales
Phone
+44 1446 621251
Website
businessdrivewales.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Cardiff to Cardiff Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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