Flights to Cardiff

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Last minute flights to Cardiff

Departure Mon, 20 Apr Return Sun, 26 Apr
GLA Glasgow
BRS Bristol
return from £64
Departure Wed, 22 Apr Return Wed, 29 Apr
BFS Belfast
BRS Bristol
return from £64
Departure Wed, 08 Apr Return Wed, 15 Apr
NCL Newcastle
BRS Bristol
return from £62
Departure Sat, 04 Apr Return Sat, 11 Apr
DUB Dublin
CWL Cardiff
return from £115
Popular flight routes to Cardiff
Dublin - Cardiff
return from £73
Belfast - Bristol
return from £54
Paris - Bristol
return from £110
Faro - Bristol
return from £86
Anglesey - Cardiff
return from £47
Bangkok - Cardiff
return from £721

Trips to Cardiff

Cardiff travel

A city of startling attractions with unique shopping experiences, entertainment and top-quality cuisine all within close proximity, Cardiff is Wales' metropolis and the UK's tenth largest city. Until the 19th century, the city was a small, insignificant town; following this, it rose to strategic importance when its prominence as a port for export of coal came under fine, economical use. Today, flights to Cardiff are greatly popular due to the city being the centre for sporting institutions and venues, national culture and media as well as for major political activities. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Cardiff!

Things to do and places to see in Cardiff

People from all over the world plan trips to Cardiff to spend the better part of their holidays. The city is full of romantic ambience, contagious sportsmanship, and the rarest views to visit. An electric culture and fascinating history that visitors find it difficult to take it all in one go. There is live entertainment to enjoy, opera, ballet and musicals along with the Welsh Games, the Red Dragon Centre, St. David's Hall, Cardiff Castle and many places that you wouldn't want to miss.

Once there, live the Cardiff experience to the fullest by doing the following:

  • Wander in the beautiful Bute Park with family and friends
  • Find unique, lively entertainment in the Red Dragon Centre
  • Explore the heartening fashion and food in Mermaid Quay
  • Visit the renowned Cardiff Castle and experience medieval times
  • Embrace the crazy Welsh Games
  • Take in displays in the St. Fagan National History Museum
  • Splatter and splash in Cardiff International White Waters
  • Visit the Wales Millennium Centre
  • Book a seat at the bustling Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
  • Learn about the historical city at St. John The Baptist Parish Church
  • Challenge your strength and adventure skills in the Boulders Indoor Climbing Centre
  • Keep tabs on sporting excitement in the city with Stadium Plaza
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Cardiff airports

The national airport of Wales is the Cardiff Airport which operates all the commercial business. Cheap flights to and from Cardiff from south, mid and west Wales can be availed from this airport, which is located just 19km from the west of the city centre.

  • Cardiff Airport

    Top airlines

    There are a number of airlines operating at Cardiff Airport including British Airways and Flybe.


    Cardiff Airport is located in the village of Rhoose, Vale of Glamorgan which is almost 19 kilometres from the centre of Cardiff

    Transport options

    Traveling to Cardiff Airport is very convenient from any part of the city. There is an extensive network of routes for bicycles to reach the airport ideally on time. Traveling by rail is also possible with a railway network linking to Cardiff Central and Bridgend. Similarly, bus stations are located in front of the terminal buildings and access by personal car or taxi can also be arranged.

FAQ's about Cardiff

🔍 How can I find cheap flights to Cardiff at Opodo?
At Opodo you can find flights from £44 to Cardiff. Our offers are the result of a combination of different technologies, machine learning algorithms and real searches form our customers in our platform, so you can get the options that better suits your needs when flying to Cardiff.
🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Cardiff?
The top month to book flights to Cardiff is August, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Cardiff flights is September. In third place: July. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Cardiff, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Cardiff?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Cardiff is... August. The next best month to travel to Cardiff is September. And let's not forget October, the third top choice for when to go to Cardiff. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Cardiff is January.
✈️ Which airlines fly to Cardiff from the UK?
Airlines flying direct from the UK to Cardiff include:
- Flybe, which flies from Edinburgh and Belfast to Cardiff plus from Glasgow
- Eastern Airways, which has flights from Anglesey and Newcastle as well as Belfast to Cardiff
- Aero Airlines, with flights from Belfast to Cardiff and Glasgow

Indirect flights from the UK to Cardiff include:
- Flybe, which flies from Belfast and Edinburgh and also from Jersey
🕑 How long before a flight to Cardiff should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Cardiff, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Cardiff departing from over 50 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Cardiff at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
🛄 What is the name of Cardiff’s airport?
Cardiff is served by 2 airport[s]. Heathrow Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 50 cities, such as Edinburgh, Glasgow and Belfast, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Cardiff’s airport from the city centre?
Cardiff’s airport Heathrow Airport is located 117 miles from the city centre.
💶 How much is the trip from the airport to Cardiff’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 2.00 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Heathrow Airport , for example, the average price for the ride to Cardiff centre is around 2.80 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Cardiff. Pick your preferred car type and get from Heathrow Airport to Cardiff city centre on your own terms.
🗺️ How to get from the airport to Cardiff city centre?
There are many ways to get from Heathrow Airport to central Cardiff:
🚗 Driving:
If you go by car or decide to take a taxi, be aware of traffic. The average travel time from Heathrow Airport to Cardiff city centre when driving is 2 hours 31 mins, but it may vary depending on the time of the day.
By bus:
Another way to go to Cardiff city center is by bus. On average, it is possible to get there in around 3 hours 50 mins.
By Train:
Commuting from Heathrow Airport to central Cardiff by Train takes around 4 hours 15 mins, depending on the time and the day of the week.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to Cardiff?
If you are going to Cardiff, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 10.00 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 40.00 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 5.05 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 3.50 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 3.75 GBP
  • - Coffee: 2.63 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 1.35 GBP
  • - Water: 1.02 GBP

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