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Car Parking at Cardiff Airport

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Fill out the quote form above with your travel dates and times, and then compare the parking options instantly.

On average, you'll save up to 70% the car park's gate price by booking in advance with SkyParkSecure.

You'll also have the advantage of having a space reserved for you, so no disappointment when you arrive!


Free Cancellation Cover (normally £1.49) does not apply for bookings made the same day, booked for the following day or in certain products where stated.

Cardiff Airport parking services from £25.99 for 5 days when you pre-book

Cardiff Airport Parking options

CWL Car Parks On the day price You save
Highwayman Security £41.60 £15.61
Please note: These prices are accurate at the time of writing for a 5 day stay in November 2020. Prices are always subject to change according to availability on the dates you require and price fluctuations throughout the year.

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Cardiff Highwayman Security Park
Highwayman Security Park 7 mins. transfer
Cardiff airport departures


If you need to find out your Cardiff latest status information for flights, you can check your flight on the Cardiff Airport live status board.

Cardiff airport security


If you are unsure of what the Cardiff security controls are, and what you can or can't take on the aircraft, then please refer to the detailed instructions provided by Cardiff Airport security.

Directions to Cardiff airport by road

Use your SatNav to get to Cardiff Airport by entering their postcode CF62 3BD. 

The Airport is close to Rhoose in the Vale of Glamorgan, 13 miles to the west of Cardiff.

Exit junction 33 on the M4 and follow the signs to Cardiff Airport along the A4232, A4050, and A4226.

Access to the drop off / pick up area, Meet & Greet and Short Stay car park is accessible via the Eastern approach (Port Road) and Western approach roundabout signed A4226 and B4265

Access Long Stay via the Eastern approach (Port Road) only

By Bus

The T9 service is a direct bus to Cardiff Bay and Cardiff City Centre.  The bus stop is directly outside the terminal.

T9 Route: Cardiff Bay (outside Travelodge Cardiff, Hemmingway Road, Atlantic Wharf) → Cardiff City Centre (Canal Street) → Cardiff Airport.

The buses run-up to every 30 minutes, and it is free to travel at the weekend.

The 905 provides a direct service from Cardiff Airport to Rhoose Railway Station. 

Buses are available every hour Monday to Saturday and every two hours on Sundays.

The 303 bus from Bridgend to Barry also stops at Cardiff Airport.

By Train

You can get a train to Rhoose Cardiff International Airport railway station once an hour from Monday to Saturday. The train runs once every two hours on a Sunday

The bus service from the train station to the Airport is available for £1.00 per person and takes roughly 10 minutes.

The SkyParkSecure Price Check Promise

The bonus of booking Manchester Airport parking through is that you’ll always pay the cheapest price. We guarantee to give you a lower price than our competitors with our Price Check Promise.

Terms and Conditions 

  1. The price check promise only applies to airport parking products.
  2. The product that you are comparing must be exactly the same as the one purchased from SkyParkSecure.
  3. You must make your claim within 24 hours of making and paying for your booking with SkyParkSecure.
  4. Successful claims will not be paid until after the return date originally booked.
  5. Cancellation of the booking cancels your right to claim under this guarantee.

Price comparison excludes:

  1. Prices from other suppliers that are conditional on buying other products.
  2. Prices that are part of a customer loyalty, members or loyalty reward scheme.
  3. Prices that are part of a staff discount scheme.
  4. Prices that are part of any other discount or special offer deal.

Cardiff Airport Duty-Free

The Rules on Duty-Free:

You can bring some goods from abroad without having to pay UK tax or ‘duty’ (customs charges), as long as they’re for your own use.

If you’re coming:

Cardiff airport duty-free shops

Duty-free is available on Fragrances, Makeup, Skincare, Suncare & Tanning, Sunglasses, WInes & Spirits, and Technology.

Cardiff Airport Restaurants

Looking for places to eat at Cardiff airport? We have compiled a tasty list for you to consider. 


At Ritazza, our aim is simple, to bring great coffee and freshly made food to busy travellers.

We are proud of our own coffee blend and whether it’s a straight espresso or a flat white, you can be sure of uncompromising taste and a kick start to your travels!

Inspired by the Italian food culture, we also provide delicious freshly-made treats, all handpicked and prepared every day in our kitchen.

The Beer House

Fancy enjoying a drink and a bite to eat while watching the planes pulling up to the terminal?

This bar is great for those wanting a cheeky drink before they fly, a hearty meal or a light bite in a fun, relaxed environment with everything, including the latest music, on tap.

Costa Coffee - Departure Lounge

Enjoy a pre-flight coffee or a spot of breakfast or lunch in our new Costa Coffee. Located in departures serving a range of hot and cold drinks as well as great selection of delicious food! 

Costa Coffee - Arrivals

Need a caffeine boost or a snack to keep you going on your journey? Costa is located in arrivals serving a range of hot and cold drinks as well as delicious food! 

Caffi Cwtch

Visit Caffi Cwtch where you’re guaranteed a warm, Welsh welcome!

Ideal for a snack and a cuppa in a comfortable, relaxing environment.

In a rush? You can also grab a bite to eat on the go!

Baby food facilities

Facilities for warming baby food can be found in Caffi Cwtch before security and in the departure lounge.

Frequently Asked Questions

See below for our most commonly asked questions. If you'd like to ask anything else, please contact us directly.

How much is parking at Cardiff airport?

The price of Cardiff Airport parking can change on an hourly basis so we always advise that it is best to complete a quotation to get accurate prices. Our prices are up to 70% cheaper than the gate price so you will make a huge saving by booking in advance. You also have the peace of mind that space is reserved for you.

Where can I park at Cardiff airport?

There are on-site car parks and off-site car parks available at Cardiff Airport. The different options may allow you to walk to the terminal building, or include a free transfer bus. The car park could also be a meet and greet parking provider who will meet you a short walk from the terminal.

See what car parks are available through for your trip by filling in the quote form with your required dates.

Does Airport Parking get cheaper?

Pre-booking prices for the car parks are up to 70% cheaper than on the gate prices, but they do usually increase as you get closer to your date of departure. Much like flights, as there are fewer spaces left, those spaces become higher priced.

Do you have to pay to drop off at Cardiff airport?

Drivers dropping off passengers at the airport can access the FREE DROP OFF ZONE. This is a minute walk to the terminal building.

The drop off zone is FREE for up to 10 minutes, but it costs £5.00 each hour after this.
Vehicles must not be left unattended. Vehicles that are left unattended do run the risk of being towed away.

A drop off area is also available in the Long Stay car park. The first 20 minutes are FREE. The airport does have a special assistance vehicle available for passengers with reduced mobility. 

Can you pick up at Cardiff airport?

The following prices are in operation at Cardiff Airport for collecting passengers who have landed into the airport: 

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

A pick up area is also available in Long Stay. The first 20 minutes are free of charge.

The airport also has a special assistance vehicle available for passengers with reduced mobility. 



Park Mark is a national standard for UK car parks. It shows they have low crime and measures to ensure the safety of customers and their vehicles. Make sure your Manchester Airport car park or meet and greet service meets the required standards.



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