Terminal Drop-Off Charge

From 1 November 2021, a £5 charge will apply for vehicles dropping off passengers at the designated drop-off zones, located directly outside the terminals. Discounts and exemptions will apply. Free drop-off will be available at the Long Stay car parks.

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Changes to entering the UK using EU ID cards

From 1 October 2021, most EU, EEA and Swiss nationals will need to use a valid passport to travel to the UK. ID cards will no longer be accepted as a valid travel document to enter the UK, though some exemptions will apply. 

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  • Cardiff Airport Guide

    Full Name: Cardiff Airport
    Location: The airport is located 12 miles (19km) southwest of Cardiff city centre.
    Time: GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October).
    Contacts:

    Tel: +44 1446 711 111.

    Transfer to the City:

    The Cardiff Aiport Express bus service runs every 30 minutes during the day, seven days a week. Journey time to Cardiff from the airport is approximately 35 minutes and the bus fare is approximately £5 one way. A rail link also connects Cardiff International Airport to Cardiff Central and Bridgend. Trains run each direction every hour daily (every two hours on Sunday) with onward connections to other destinations on the rail network. A shuttle connects the airport to the nearby train station in 10 minutes, costing about £1.

    Car rental:

    Enterprise, Europcar, and Hertz are represented at the airport.

    Facilities:

    Facilities include a bureau de change, ATMs, baby changing facilities, faxing and photocopying, game zones, duty-free shops, restaurants, cafes, and bars. There are also facilities for disabled passengers.

    Parking:

    Short-term parking is right outside the terminal building and long-term parking is farther away from the terminal but is serviced by a free shuttle. There is pre-booking available.