Duration 1h 40m
Distance 118 miles
Average price £70
Nearby airports 5 found

Closest airports to Cardiff

The nearest airport to Cardiff is Cardiff (CWL). However, there are better options for getting to Cardiff. Great Western Railway operates a train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central hourly. Tickets cost £50 - £65 and the journey takes 1h 50m. Great Northern also services this route once a week.

Recommended airport

London Heathrow (LHR)

  1. London Paddington
  2. Cardiff
2h 26m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£44 - £97
Other nearby airports

Bristol (BRS)

  1. Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal
  2. Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Cardiff
1h 40m
Cheapest
£24 - £119

Cardiff (CWL)

  1. Cardiff Airport, Airport
  2. Barry
  3. Cardiff
59 min

Birmingham (BHX)

  1. Birmingham New Street
  2. Cardiff
3h 5m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£58 - £255

London Luton (LTN)

  1. Luton
  2. London Paddington
  3. Cardiff
3h 12m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£60 - £99

Important airports for Cardiff

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The nearest airport to Cardiff is Cardiff (CWL) Airport which is 8.9 miles away. Other nearby airports include Bristol (BRS) (21.3 miles), Birmingham (BHX) (91.7 miles), London Heathrow (LHR) (118 miles) and London Luton (LTN) (124 miles).

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It takes 2h 26m to get from Cardiff to London Heathrow (LHR) Airport.

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We recommend flying to London Heathrow (LHR) Airport, which is 118 miles away from Cardiff. The train via London Paddington from London Heathrow (LHR) to Cardiff takes 2h 26m.

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There are 678+ hotels available in Cardiff. Prices start at £75 per night.

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