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Bournemouth Airport

Transportation to Cardiff Airport from the City Center

Cardiff Airport is located 20 km from the city center. The airport is accessible by taxi, bus, train, or rental car.

Taxi

Although there are many transportation alternatives available to get to the airport from the city center, taxis are among the most preferred means of transport because they are both fast and reliable. You can easily find a taxi in every part of the city. It takes about 30 minutes to get to Cardiff Airport from the city center by taxi.

Bus

Buses are a convenient transportation alternative to get to the airport from the city. Bus line T9 operates from 4:10 am to 11:50 pm on weekdays and from 5:10 am to 11:50 pm on the weekends. Buses provide easy transportation to Cardiff Airport. It takes between 45 minutes to an hour to get to the airport by bus, depending on the traffic conditions.

Train

Trains are another transportation alternative to get to Cardiff Airport. Trains depart from the train station in the city center and provide transportation to the Rhoose Cardiff International Airport Railway Station, which is located in close proximity to the airport and linked to the airport by shuttle bus. It takes about 30 minutes to get to this station by train. However, because you have to transfer to a bus from the station, traveling by train is a bit more troublesome. That’s why trains are a less preferred means of transportation when compared to other options. Nevertheless, if you want to take the train, know that the fare is quite reasonable and that there are shuttle buses waiting at the station that provide transportation to the departures terminal.

Rental Car

Those who want to drive to the airport should consider renting a car. Renting a car from one of the various rental car companies located in the city or booking a vehicle online is very easy. Rental car companies in the city that you can choose from include Europcar, Avis, Hertz, Budget, and Enterprise.

Airport Information

Cardiff Airport operates passenger services out of one terminal building and is renowned for its international flight services. The terminal building offers passengers a variety of services to meet their pre-flight and post-flight needs, including free internet access, ATMs, charging stations and more.

The expansive lounges that passengers can use to relax or pass the time are open between 5 am and 9 pm on weekdays and 5 am to 5 pm on weekends. Passengers can get a bite to eat or something to drink at Caffe Ritazza, Caffi Cwtch and The Beer House. Passengers can also go shopping for affordable products at the Nuance Tax and Duty Free shop.

Last Updated: 01 Feb 2017

Transportation to Bournemouth City Center from Airport

Passengers who land at Bournemouth Airport have 3 transportation alternatives to get to the city, which is about 12 km away. Buses are the only public transportation option available but they do provide service all day long. You can also get to the city via taxi or rental car, which are both convenient transportation alternatives.

Taxi

PRC Streamline Taxis are the official airport taxi service operating at Bournemouth Airport. You can go to the PRC Streamline Taxi offices at the airport to arrange a taxi for up to 8 passengers. These taxis accept payment via credit card. You can also pay using the prepayment system, which calculates the fare according to the distance that will be traveled. This taxi company has a large fleet of vehicles and provides quick and professional service.

Bus

Buses are another convenient transportation alternative to get to the city center from the airport. The Yellow Bus service B1 provides transportation from the airport to Bournemouth Square from 6 am to 7 pm, 7 days a week. The Yellow Bus service A1 also provides transportation from the airport to the city train station. If you plan on traveling to the airport via bus at the end of your trip purchasing a weekly or monthly ticket instead of a single ticket can be more advantageous. This bus service offers discounts on weekly and monthly tickets.

Rental Car

Renting a car at Bournemouth Airport is quite convenient. Rental car companies at the airport are located within walking distance of the terminal. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Europcar and Hertz. You can also book a vehicle online in advance. Each company offers a variety of vehicles to suit your needs and budget.

Last Updated: 05 Feb 2017

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Which airports can I use for Cardiff-Bournemouth flights?

For Cardiff-Bournemouth flights, you can use Cardiff Airport as departure airport, and Bournemouth Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Cardiff-Bournemouth and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Cardiff-Bournemouth is 124 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 30 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Cardiff-Bournemouth flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Cardiff-Bournemouth flights is Monday.

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