CWL - Cardiff Airport
Cardiff, CF62 3BD
|Telephone: +44 1446 711111|
|Airport Code: CWL|
Cardiff International Airport is approximately 12 miles south west of Cardiff in the village of Rhoose. The airport is 10 miles from Junction 33 on the M4. Exit at Junction 33 and follow the A4232. Take the first exit off the A4232 at Culverhouse Cross and follow signs to the airport along the A4050 and A4226.
In March 2007 Civil Aviation Authority figures showed passengers at Cardiff Airport had passed the two million mark, and with an annual growth rate of 14% it was the UK's fastest growing regional airport.
Highland Airways operate several daily services between Anglesey and Cardiff, providing a quicker alternative to commuters travelling between North and South Wales previously relying on the A470 or rail link.
Cardiff Airport Car Hire
There are four major car hire companies based at the airport, just outside arrivals: Avis at Cardiff - Europcar at Cardiff - Hertz at Cardiff and National at Cardiff
Check our guide to car hire at Cardifffor their contact details and information about other car hire companies, executive and limousine hire.
Cardiff Airport Transfers
You can get to and from Cardiff Airport by a variety of methods including Private Cardiff Airport Transfers. With a Private Transfer you would be met in the arrivals hall by your own driver who will then take you on to your chosen destination.
Cardiff Airport Arrivals
If you are meeting someone at Cardiff Airport then check our page on Cardiff Airport Live Flight Arrivals
Cardiff Airport Departures
There is a good selection of both scheduled and charter flights from the airport, covering both domestic and European destinations.
Check our page on Cardiff Airport Live Flight Departures
Cardiff Airport Flights
Check out our Cardiff Airport flights for details on destinations which can be reached from Cardiff Airport, and contact details for airlines, holiday companies and ground handling agents.
Cardiff Airport Taxis
The official taxi company at the airport which uses the taxi rank is Checker Cars
You can hop into one of their taxis on arrival or pre book by telephoning 0044 (0)1446 711747. Check the Cardiff Airport taxis section of the website for details of other Cardiff taxi companies.
Cardiff Airport Buses
There are several bus services and coach lines that operate from the Cardiff Airport.For details on timetables, routes and contact details visit our guide to buses at Cardiff
Cardiff Airport Trains
There is no railway station at Cardiff Airport, but the nearest mainline station is Cardiff Central where you can catch direct trains London, the South East, the South West and the North of England. For details on routes and timetables visit our guide to trains at Cardiff
Cardiff Airport Parking
There are short and long stay options for parking at the Airport The car parks are run by NCP Car Parking and our Cardiff Airport parking information for more information and contact details, plus details on off-site parking.
Cardiff Airport Shops
Cardiff Airport has a small selection of shops where you can purchase duty free goods, change your money or get a last minute book or magazine for your journey. Click here to find out more about Cardiff Airport shops.
Cardiff Airport Bars and Restaurants
There are several places to eat and drink at the airport from a cafeteria to a Burger King. Our guide to bars and restaurants at Cardiffgives you full details on what's available.
Cardiff Airport Lost Luggage & Left Luggage Storage
If you have lost property or luggage within the terminal building, notify a member of staff or contact the Information Desk on the first floor. Telephone 0044 (0)1446 711111.
If you have lost or left property on the aircraft then you will need to contact the airline/holiday company you were travelling with. For lost luggage in transit you will need to contact the ground handling agent that is contracted to work for your airline/holiday company.
All the contact details for these companies and which airlines/companies they are contracted to are on the flights page of this website.
Cardiff Airport Passenger Services
Read our passenger services information section for details on currency exchange, location of ATM, children's play area, baby changing areas, disabled facilities, internet access, Medical/First Aid centres, VIP and business lounges, flying pets and the chaplaincy at Cardiff Airport
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