VISAS

If you live outside the European Union you will require a visa to enter the UK. All UK visa and immigration information can be found at www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration 

 

TRAVELLING TO THE EVENT

 

By air:

 

Cardiff Airport CWL

Flybe

http://www.flybe.com

T: 0871 700 2000

E: sales.support@flybe.com

 

Individuals call t: +44 (0)871 700 2000

Groups of 9 or more call t: +44 (0)871 700 2223 between 1000-1600 or by clicking on Groups on ‘Flying Flybe’ and fill out an online requests form.  Full details of routes can also be found by accessing route maps via Flying Flybe on the website

Aer Lingus

http://www.aerlingus.com

t: 0208 234 4382

e: sales.support@aerlingus.com

 

From  other airports

Airport codes:

BRS – Bristol Airport

LHR – London Heathrow

LGW – London Gatwick

MAN – Manchester Airport

STN – London Standsted

LTN – London Luton

 

London Gatwick LGW – http://www.gatwickairport.com/

  • By car from LGW – M23, M25, M4 direct to Cardiff.  Approx 3 hrs drive time
  • By bus from LGW –
  • By rail from LGW – Gatwick Express train to London Victoria train station, tube to London Paddington, then FGW train direct to Cardiff (2hrs) – total journey time = up to 3hrs.

 

London Heathrow LHR – http://www.heathrowairport.com/

  • By car from LHR – M4 direct to Cardiff. Approx 2 hrs drive time.
  • By bus from LHR
  • By rail from LHR – Heathrow Express train to London Paddington then FGW train direct to Cardiff (2hrs) – total journey time approx 2hrs 20 mins

 

Bristol BRS http://www.bristolairport.co.uk/getting-to-the-airport.aspx

  • By car from BRS – M4 direct to Cardiff. Approx 50 mins drive time.
  • By bus from BRS – take the A1 Airpot Flyer Expresss (A1) to Bristol Temple Meads train station. Take a train from the railway station on FGW to Cardiff Central.
  • By National Express bus (direct service) Passengers travelling between Bristol Airport and South Wales now have the option of a direct coach link via National Express. www.nationalexpress.com
  • By rail from BRS – Bus (A1) to Bristol Temple Meads then a FGW train to Cardiff Central.

 

Manchester Airport MAN – http://www.manchesterairport.co.uk/manweb.nsf

  • The Station, Manchester Airport’s integrated transport hub, offers fast and frequent train services linking the airport with over 100 destinations across the North of England and beyond. Frequent direct services run to and from MAN with TransPennine Express and Northern Rail, run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week . (Sheffield, York, Newcastle, Leeds, Liverpool, Huddersfield, Bolton, Preston, Blackpool, The Lake District, Chester – with Arriva Train Wales – requires a interchange at Manchester Piccadilly as will North Wales – with Arriva Train Wales – requires a interchange at Manchester Piccadilly)
  • Trains To/From Manchester – Trains run every 10 minutes to/from Manchester Piccadilly station in the city centre, taking around 20 minutes.

 

Stansted Airport STN – http://www.stanstedairport.com/

http://www.stanstedairport.com/transport-and-directions/trains

 

London Luton LTN – http://www.london-luton.co.uk/en/

http://www.london-luton.co.uk/en/airport/

 

By Rail/ train:

 

First Great Western – http://www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk/

From London area/ South East/ South West to Cardiff

 

Arriva – http://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk/Home.aspx

From Manchester/ Birmingham/ northern England to Cardiff

 

By Coach/Bus:

 

National Expresshttp://www.nationalexpress.com/wherewego/airports/gatwick-airport.aspx

Daily services offered from London Gatwick (LGW), London Heathrow (LHR), Standsted (STN) and Luton (LTN) to Cardiff coach station.

 

Mega Bus – http://uk.megabus.com/

Daily service offered from various London locations to Cardiff city centre.

 

Once in Cardiff:

http://www.visitcardiff.com/travel-information/how-to-get-around

 

Cardiff Bus  http://www.cardiffbus.com/english/

Cardiff Bus   +44 (0)29 2066 6444

talktous@cardiffbus.com

 

Taxi’s

Premier Cars   +44(0)29 20 555 555

Dragon            Cars    +44(0)29 20 333 333

Capital Cars    +44(0)29 20 777 777

 

Executive Cars

Cardiff Executive Cars               +44 (0)29 2099 0129 http://www.cardiffexecutivecars.co.uk/

 

By bike:

Cardiff Cycle Tours  http://www.cardiffcycletours.com

t: +44 (0)7500 564389

e: info@cardiffcycletours.com

 

Pedal Power http://www.cardiffpedalpower.org/

t: +44 (0)29 2039 0713

e: info@cardiffpedalpower.org

 

By boat:

Cardiff Boat Tours http://www.cardiffboat.com/

t: +44 (0)7445 440874

e: cardiff.boat.tours@gmail.com

@cardiffBoat

 

Cardiff Aquabus  http://www.cardiffaquabus.com/

t: +44 (0)29 2034 5163

e: info@aquabus.co.uk

 

By foot: Cardiff is an accessible city and we pride ourselves by saying you can walk from one side of the city to the other in 900 seconds (or 15 minutes) paced at a brisk walk!