New Cardiff Airport bus service

A new 'express' bus service running between Cardiff Airport and Cardiff city centre will be in operation from Thursday, 1 August. The Welsh Government has funded it, and says the service will provide more frequent, comfortable and speedier journeys.

New bus service will 'make it easier' to reach airport

The service is funded by the Welsh Government, and developed alongside Cardiff Council and Vale of Glamorgan Council.

The Welsh Government’s vision for the development of Cardiff Airport includes making it easier for passengers to travel to and from the airport using public transport.

This service provides a modern, convenient and comfortable link to the city centre at a competitive price.

– Edwina Hart, Economy and Transport Minister

It is great to see the new Cardiff Airport Express service launched. This new service greatly enhances the airport’s public transport offer, something sought in the feedback we receive from our customers.

It will play an important part in the overall process of improving connectivity to the airport.

– Jon Horne, Chief Executive at Cardiff Airport

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Express bus service will run every 20 minutes

The service will be called the Cardiff Airport Express, and run from 1 August.

These are the details:

  • Service will run every 20 minutes, seven days a week, from early morning to late at night
  • Will stop at Cardiff Bus Station and Cardiff Bay
  • Cost: £5 single, £8 return
  • Reductions for children, and free for concessionary bus pass holders resident in Wales
  • Leather seats, WiFi, extra luggage space

New 'express' bus from Cardiff Airport to city launched

The Welsh Government paid £52m to take Cardiff Airport into public ownership.

A new 'express' bus service linking Cardiff Airport with Cardiff city centre will operate from this Thursday, 1 August.

The Welsh Government - which took over the airport in March - says the service will provide more frequent, comfortable and speedier journeys for travellers between the airport and the capital.