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Located in the heart of the city, Cardiff Castle is a remarkable medieval castle with Roman origins. To get there by car, follow the A470 to the city centre. If you use a sat nav, the Castle’s postcode is CF10 3RB. Cardiff has four Park and Ride sites, which can get you to the city centre in 15 minutes. For more information on Cardiff's Park and Ride sites, visit tfw.wales/park-and-ride.
Cardiff Bay waterfront area has been transformed into a vibrant hub with numerous attractions. It features the striking Wales Millennium Centre, home to the arts in Wales, and the Cardiff Bay Barrage.
Driving to the bay, follow the A4232. or from the East (M4) leave at Junction 29, and take the 3rd exit off the A48. There are several car parks in the Cardiff Bay area including: Pierhead Street Q-Park, Havannah Street and The Barrage.
Like most historic cities driving around, you have to expect delays during peak hours; however, Cardiff and the waterfront area offer much more to explore, including vibrant shopping areas, a lively nightlife scene, and a wide range of restaurants and cafes.
For many people in Cardiff, leasing a car is a more attractive option than buying one outright. Are you looking to find your next lease car and live in Cardiff?
There are no current LEZ or ULEZ zones in the Cardiff area; with the latest consultation, there are no plans to introduce one until 2027. The city has already closed off Castle Street to private vehicles, making it a bus-only route.
Cardiff Council has installed the first 18 public electric vehicle charge points across 10 locations in the City Centre. Some of these being in:
For additional chargers, check out ZAPMAP to get you topped up.
Cardiff is connected to the UK road network via the M4, West, terminating in Carmarthen and, to the east, London.
Cardiff Central is on the South Wales Main Line railway. Central station provides regular services to London Paddington via Bristol Parkway, with other links to Bristol Temple Meads, Birmingham New Street, Nottingham, Manchester Piccadilly, Southampton Central and Portsmouth Harbour.
It takes an average of just under 4 hours to travel from London Paddington to Cardiff by train, There are normally 48 trains per day travelling from London Paddington to Cardiff Queen Street.
Cardiff, as well as South and West Wales, is served by Cardiff Airport (CWL). Scheduled, charter, and low-cost flights are operated on a regular basis to Belfast and Paris, other UK destinations, Europe, Africa and North America all year round.
Whether you’re watching world-class sport at the Millennium Stadium, shopping at the Central Market, eating out in one of the city’s restaurants or taking in an exhibition at the National Museum, there are Nine NCP car parks across the city with thousands of spaces. Pay in advance or, as you arrive with the MiPermit App, use the Saver ID, VISITCARDIFF, for discounts. The four park and ride hubs offer up to 24-hour parking.
Below you can find answers to our most commonly asked questions about car leasing in Cardiff. If you can’t find the answer you’re looking for? Get in touch.