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Coach hire to and from Cardiff.

Located in the sparsely populated village of Rhoose in the Vale of Glamorgan, Cardiff Airport can be quite a trek to get to. From Cardiff city centre, Cardiff Airport is an 11.5 miles (km) journey away. Choosing coach hire to and from Cardiff Airport can close this distance with minimal effort. 

Building on this, opting for coach hire to and from Cardiff Airport can help save the environment. To aid in reducing our carbon footprint, you could choose to travel by coach or bus as they have both been proven to release 82% less carbon than a medium-sized car. Additionally, travelling together is 3x more cost-effective than travelling by car. Save yourself from dipping into your holiday spending by choosing coach hire to and from Cardiff Airport.

What to Expect at Cardiff Airport?

Cardiff Airport is the busiest Airport in Wales with 1.581 million passengers passing through in 2018. In the same year, the airport achieved over 31,085 aircraft movements. Its popularity is slowly increasing year by year and for good reasons. Cardiff Airport offers a wide variety of things to do once you are airside. Their Nuance Tax and Duty Free shop can save you money on your favourite brands. These range from:

  • Ray Ban
  • Oakley
  • Animal
  • Clogau Gold
  • FatFace
  • Havaianas
  • Superdry
  • And many more!

If you require a caffeine boost or a hearty meal to keep you going on your journey, Cardiff Airport has cafes and restaurants to sort you out. Find below the list for food and drink options at the airport.

  • Caffe Ritazza – Food options include mini pizzas, pastas, freshly baked goods and sweet treats. Drinks options include hot drinks, ice drinks and cold drinks.
  • Costa Coffee – Food options include sandwiches, rolls, baguettes, bloomers, muffins, flapjacks, cakes and pastries. Drink options include espressos, cappuccinos, lattes, teas and soft drinks.
  • Caffi Cwtch – Food options include sandwiches, salads, burgers, traditional fish with chips and all-day breakfasts. Drink options include hot drinks, soft drinks, house champagne and prosecco.
  • The Beer House – Food options include sandwiches, light bites, sharers, pub classics, classic burgers, loaded burgers, fries and sides. Drink options include hot drinks, soft drinks and alcoholic drinks.

Cardiff Airport’s Executive Lounge offers you an ideal opportunity to begin your travels in relaxing surroundings with a lovely view across the Vale.

EXECUTIVE LOUNGE

  • About: Facilities include a private bar, light bites, complimentary newspapers, magazines, private washroom access and WiFi.
  • Open: 0500 – 2100 every day except on Saturdays between November and April when the closing time shall be 1700. The lounge is closed on Christmas Day.
  • Cardholders Accepted?: Yes. DragonPass and Priority Pass access is subject to on the day availability.
  • Dress Code: Smart-casual. Tailored shorts are permitted.
  • Groups Accepted? Groups of more than 7 adults need prior authorisation. Please send an email to executivelounge@cwl.aero. 
  • Location: Departures Lounge

FAQ's

Coach hire to and from Cardiff Airport.

Bus hire to and from Cardiff Airport.

Minibus hire to and from Cardiff Airport.

At Coach Hire 4U, we take pride in looking after every one of our customers. From start to finish your coach hire booking shall be looked over throughout our different departments to ensure everything runs as smoothly as possible on your day of travel. Our friendly and experienced Sales team shall give you a fair quote and look after your booking from beginning to end. On your day of travel, our Operations team shall track your flight while you’re in the air to ensure your vehicle will be there ready and waiting for you on your arrival.

Our vehicles are clean and new with size options ranging from 24 seater coach hire to 70+ seater coach hire. Executive options are available on our vehicles including toilets, aircons, PA systems and DVD monitors. So you, and your group, can kick back and relax all together either anticipating your holiday or recovering from it.

Bus hire to and from Cardiff Airport is another option for transporting a large group of people. Our buses are standard and perfect for short journeys. Bus hire to and from Cardiff Airport is a practical cost-effective solution to your travel needs. Choosing bus hire is a step in the right direction for decreasing our carbon footprint.

Minibus hire to and from Cardiff Airport is another option for smaller group travel. Our executive minibus hire includes facilities such as aircon system, high quality seats and luxurious interior. Opting for minibus hire to and from Cardiff Airport ensures that you’re not wasting money on additional wasted space on your vehicle!

Driving these vehicles are committed professional drivers whose main priority is getting you to your final destination as safely and quickly as possible.

Attractions and Group Activities Around Cardiff Airport

  • Highwayman Inn (Rhoose, Barry CF62 3BH)
  • Porthkerry Country Park (Park Road, Barry CF62 3BY)
  • The Small Space Theatre (5 Island Road, Barry CF62 7AR)
  • Brit Movie Tours (Barry Police Station Barry Island Paget Road, Barry CF62 5TQ)
  • Whitmore Bay Beach (Barry CF62 5TJ)
  • South Wales Aviation Museum (Hangar 872, Picketston Business Park, St Athan CF62 4QR)
  • Cardiff on Foot (53-59 Despenser St CF11 6AG, Cardiff CF11 6AG Wales)
  • Dyffryn Gardens (Dyffryn House St Nicholas, Vale of Glamorgan, St Nicholas CF5 6SU)
  • St Fagans National Museum of History (St Fagans, Cardiff CF5 6XB)
  • Cowbridge Physic Garden (Church Street, Cowbridge CF71 7BB)

Call our Sales team now on 0800 22108644 / 01582 206207

Contact information for Cardiff Airport

Address: Cardiff, Rhoose, Barry CF62 3BD

General Enquiries: 01446 711111

Car Parking: 0871 360 1100

Lost Property: 01446 711111

Passengers are asked to provide us with the following information before their inbound flight:

  • Passenger quantity and luggage capacity – so the correct vehicle can be allocated and nobody is left behind on the day.
  • Lead passenger name and contact number – so our Operations team and driver can keep in touch with you should there be any changes or updates.
  • Flight number – so our Operations team and driver can keep track of the flight should there be any delays.

Vehicles with less than 40 seats(minibus hire, bus hire, small coach hire)

Step 1

The driver shall be in contact with you when he is in position and waiting for you at your chosen car park. You shall also be provided with his name and a contact number should you wish to call before he calls you. If you are struggling to get through to the driver, please call our 24/7 Duty Manager line on 07795 011301 (00447795 011301 for non-UK phone).

Step 2

The driver and his vehicle can either use the Short Stay car park which is extremely close to the terminal building. 

Should you request so, the driver and his vehicle may also meet you in the Long Stay 1 car park. This has 20 minutes free parking. However, a short walk or complimentary shuttle bus ride from the terminal building must be taken to reach this car park. 

Step 3

Once you are united with your driver, he shall assist you in loading your luggage and perform a quick headcount before swiftly departing to your desired destination. 

Vehicles with more than 40 seats(40+ seater coach hire)

Step 1

The driver shall be in contact with you when he is position. He shall confirm his location with you. You shall also be provided with his name and a contact number should you wish to call before he calls you. If you are struggling to get through to the driver, please call our 24/7 Duty Manager line on 07795 011301 (00447795 011301 for non-UK phone).

Step 2

Coach access must be pre-authorised before arrival at the airport. From this, the coach may be able to temporarily park in the drop off zone with the prior consent. This is close to the airport terminal.

The driver can otherwise park in the Long Stay car park. This has 20 minutes free parking. However, a short walk or complimentary shuttle bus ride from the terminal building must be taken to reach this car park. 

Step 3

Once you are united with your driver, he shall assist you in loading your luggage and perform a quick headcount before swiftly departing to your desired destination.

Fees:

Subject to an airport pricing review

Short Stay Car Park

Up to 10 mins – £1.00

Up to 20 mins – £2.00

Up to 1 hour – £3.00

Up to 2 hours – £6.00

Up to 3 hours – £9.00

Up to 4 hours – £12.00

Up to 5 hours – £15.00

Long Stay Car Park

The first 20 minutes in the Long Stay car park are free. After that, the above costs incur.

Contact information for Cardiff Airport

Address: Cardiff, Rhoose, Barry CF62 3BD

General Enquiries: 01446 711111

Car Parking: 0871 360 1100

Lost Property: 01446 711111

Airport Address

 Cardiff, Rhoose, Barry CF62 3BD

Vehicles with less than 40 seats(minibus hire, bus hire, small coach hire)

Step 1

Please make your way to the correct car park previously chosen by the person passengers prior to their journey. 

Short Stay Car Park

The Short Stay car park is opposite the terminal. Please enter and pay the parking fee at a machine in the car park or in the Arrivals hall. 

Fees:

Subject to an airport pricing review

Short Stay Car Park

Up to 10 mins – £1.00

Up to 20 mins – £2.00

Up to 1 hour – £3.00

Up to 2 hours – £6.00

Up to 3 hours – £9.00

Up to 4 hours – £12.00

Up to 5 hours – £15.00

Long Stay Car Park

Should the customers wish to be picked up from the Long Stay car park, please follow the signage, enter the car park and pay the fee should you be required to do so. Payments can be made in the Arrivals terminal or at the machines in the car park.

Fee

The first 20 minutes in the Long Stay car park are free. After that, the above costs incur.

The Long Stay car park is a bit of a trek from the terminal. Passengers have the option to walk to the car park or get on a shuttle bus which shall take them here. 

Step 2

It is wise to make contact with your passengers to update them on your positioning. 

Step 3

Once you and your group have located each other, please help them load the luggage onto the vehicle. A quick headcount to make sure the numbers are correct is wise. Please confirm the destination and any via routes along the way and safely proceed on with your journey.

NOTE: Please do not pick up on the approach roads. This creates traffic and health and safety hazards.

Vehicles with more than 40 seats(40+ seater coach hire)

Step 1

Arrive at the agreed pick up destination.

Coach access must be pre-authorised before arriving at the airport. If authorisation is granted you may be able to temporarily park in the drop off zone. 

Otherwise you can park in the Long Stay car park.

Long Stay Car Park

Should the customers wish to be picked up from the Long Stay car park, please follow the signage, enter the car park and pay the fee should you be required to do so. Payments can be made in the Arrivals terminal or at the machines in the car park.

Fee

The first 20 minutes in the Long Stay car park are free. After that, the above costs incur.

Step 2

It is wise to make contact with your passengers to update them on your positioning. 

Step 3

Once you and your group have located each other, please help them load the luggage onto the vehicle. A quick headcount to make sure the numbers are correct is wise. Please confirm the destination and any via routes along the way and safely proceed on with your journey.

NOTE: Please do not pick up on the approach roads. This creates traffic and health and safety hazards.

Contact information for Cardiff Airport

Address: Cardiff, Rhoose, Barry CF62 3BD

General Enquiries: 01446 711111

Car Parking: 0871 360 1100

Lost Property: 01446 711111

How To Book

To get a quote for one of our coaches, call or email us, or fill in the online booking form. One of our expert travel managers will get in touch and answer all your queries. We will also work with you to ensure you get the best transport solution for the best possible price.

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