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here's the easy way into Cardiff by car

Cardiff is a terrific city, whether you work there most days, pop in for shopping or like to take advantage of all the great events the city hosts.

St David's

But more and more cars clogging up the city centre streets can spoil the very place we’ve come in to enjoy. So, use park & ride at Cardiff East (CF23 8HH).

It makes a lot of sense - plenty of room to park and it only costs £4 if there is one person in a car or £5 if 2 or more people are in the car. The shuttle buses will whisk you in to the city centre in about 18 minutes every 15 minutes.

They drop you off and pick you up again right in the heart of the city centre – what could be easier?

A car sharing facility has also been introduced. For more information please click here

The site is closed and locked after the last bus has arrived.

where do you want to go?

Cardiff city centre
Cardiff Gate Business Park
UHW Heath Hospital

UHW Heath Hospital
Buses now run between the Park & Ride site and UHW Heath Hospital between 06:30 and 19:15 Monday - Friday (excluding Bank Holidays)
Park & Ride to the hospital costs £1 for hospital staff or £2 for visitors and patients.


How do I pay?
Pay the driver with cash when you board the bus, or pay via our mobile ticketing app - iff app.

Where do I catch the bus in the city centre?
The bus journey starts and ends on Churchill Way.

How much does it cost?
Park & Ride costs £4 or £5 per car depending on how many people are in the car, or £8/£10 on event days. Early birds can Park & Ride for just £2 per car for 1 person or £3 for 2+ people 
before 08:30 (Monday-Friday)

How frequent is the service?
Buses run every 15 minutes 7 days a week. More buses will operate on event days with buses running into the city centre every 7/8 minutes.

How secure is the site?
The site is very secure with CCTV in use, and it is also manned throughout the day. 

Event days

Friday 30 June
Justin Bieber concert

Tuesday 11 July
Coldplay concert

Wednesday 12 July
Coldplay concert

On the above days, the X59 (Park & Ride at Cardiff East) will start and end on Dumfries Place (stop HT) in the city centre and will not serve Churchill Way.

Extra buses will operate between the Park & Ride site and Dumfries Place in the city centre on the above dates.
Price: £8 per car (from 14:30)
City centre bus stop: Dumfries Place HT
Last bus from the city centre: 23:50
Site closed and locked after the last bus has arrived.

 *early bird tickets are sold in minimum bundles of 5 on iffapp