Cardiff Airport (CWL) is the busiest airport in Wales and has been under the ownership of the Welsh Government since March 2013, operating at an arm's length as a commercial business.
Cardiff Airport Guide has been developed to provide a handy reference for those travelling to, from or through Cardiff Airport. The airport provides a wide range of facilities including those for business, children and disabled travellers. Public transportation to and from the airport is reliable and frequent with a choice of trains, coaches, taxis and car hire.
The airport has one terminal which sees over 1 million passengers travel through to over 50 direct destinations each year.
It’s always advisable to allow yourself plenty of time to check in and so we suggest the below timings to give yourself adequate time;
· International flights – check in 3 hours prior to departure
· European flights – check in 2 hours prior to departure
· Domestic flights – check in 90 minutes prior to departure
Boarding usually begins around 45 minutes before departure.