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26 September 2017
Cardiff airport

Cardiff airport belongs to the people of Wales* - lets support it as much as we can

It is surprising the number of people from this area who fly from Bristol.  Maybe it is because they can't get the flight they want from Cardiff - or is it a question of access?

There is no doubt about it, the road access to Cardiff airport from the M4 motorway are diabolical.   Few people know that there is a railway station at Rhoose - Rhoose is where the airport is located - but does the railway have a service to cater for air travellers?

Isn't it time we improved the infrastructure to make Wales more self contained.   Next year will hopefully see the end of Severn Bridge tolls, and perhaps this will mean an increase in road traffic to the airport - so lets think ahead and be prepared.

More about the airport:

https://www.cardiff-airport.com/at-the-airport/

EXTRA

A reader has sent in the following info he found on the Internet:

Cardiff Airport is located in Rhoose which has a rail link connecting to Cardiff Central and Bridgend.

Trains run every hour from Monday to Saturday and every two hours on Sundays.

A shuttle bus service from the train station to the Airport is available for passengers, which connects with all trains, to carry passengers on the short journey to the Airport terminal. The journey takes approximately 10 minutes and there is a small charge of £1 per journey on the shuttle bus.

Full facilities are available for passengers requiring special assistance.

Plan your journey using the Traveline Cymru widget, visit https://www.cardiff-airport.com/plan-your-journey/

Has any reader used this service?   Feedback would help others.

*Cardiff Airport is the busiest airport in Wales and has been under the ownership of the Welsh Government since March 2013.