Cardiff Half Marathon Diversions

4 months ago Mon 21st Mar 2022

Cardiff Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 27 March, and as a result, many roads within Cardiff and Penarth will close to traffic. 

Buses will divert at different times throughout the day as runners make their way around the track.  Please note, at certain times some buses will be unable to serve the city centre and will start/end from points as close to the city centre as possible (Canton & Newport Road).  View full details below.

Service

Diversion

6 baycar

Unfortunately, this service will not operate until 14:00 because most of the roads along the route are closed.

8 & 9

From first bus until approx. 10:30 buses between Cardiff Bay / Sports Village and Heath Hospital will travel via Dumfries Place, Boulevard de Nantes, Park Place, Colum Road, North Road in both directions.  Bus stops on Whitchurch Road, Crwys Road, City Road and Newport Road will not be served.

Between approx. 10:30 and 15:15 buses will divert via North Road to and from Heath Hospital.

Service 8 will start and end at Mermaid Quay (not County Hall) from first bus until 12:30.  The following bus stops will not be served: County Hall, Scott Harbour, Britannia Quay, Wales Millennium Centre.

11

Buses will start and end on Newport Road/City Road between 09:00 and 13:00

13

The 09:33 and 10:33 journeys from Drope and the 10:05 and 11:05 from the city centre to Drope will start and end in Canton (Home Bargains). 

The 11:33 journey from Drope and 12:05 to Drope will start and end at Park Street.  Buses will enter and exit the city via Tudor Street (outbound) and Fitzhamon Embankment towards the city centre.

17 & 18

From the first bus until 09:00 buses will start and end at Royal Hotel, Westgate Street.  Bus stops KL on Westgate Street and Cardiff Bridge will not be served during this time.

Between 09:00 and approx. 11:00 buses will start and end at Canton and will not be able to serve any bus stops in the city centre.  Journeys will start and end at the bus stop outside Home Bargains on Cowbridge Road East.

Between 11:00 and 12:00 buses will start and end at Royal Hotel, Westgate Street.  Bus stops KL on Westgate Street and Cardiff Bridge will not be served during this time.

21 & 23

From the first bus until 12:00 buses will start and end Greyfriars Road (New Theatre side of the road)

24 (outbound)

From the first bus until 12:00 buses will start and end Greyfriars Road (New Theatre side of the road)

25

Buses towards the city centre will end on Greyfriars Road until 12:00.

The first two journeys outbound will start from Canton (Home Bargains) at 09:24 and 10:45. 

The 11:15 journey will start from Park Street and will exit the city centre via Tudor Street.  Buses stops on Westgate Street and Cardiff Bridge will not be served.

27

From the first bus until 12:00 buses will start and end Greyfriars Road (New Theatre side of the road).  Bus stops on Kingsway and Westgate Street will not be served.

28B

From the first bus until 12:00 buses will start and end at Greyfriars Road.

From first bus until 10:30 buses will run via Park Place, Colum Road, North Road, Caerphilly Road and Heathwood Road in both directions.  Bus stops between Rhydypennau Library and the city centre will not be served, including Hayes Bridge Road and Churchill Way.

From 10:30 and 14:30 buses will run via Boulevard De Nantes, North Road, Caerphilly Road and Heathwood Road in both directions.  Bus stops between West Grove and Rhydypennau Library will not be served during this time.

30

From first bus until 13:00 buses will start and end on Newport Road near its junction with City Road.

35

From the first bus until 12:00 buses will start and end at Greyfriars Road.  Additionally, from first bus until 14:30 buses will follow a different route between the city centre and Gabalfa Interchange.  Journeys travelling towards Gabalfa will run via North Road and journeys towards the city centre will run via Crwys Road, Crown Way and North Road.

44 & 45

From first bus until 09:00 buses will start from Wyndham Arcade but will enter the city centre via Station Terrace, Bute Terrace and Customhouse Street – bus stops on Dumfries Place, Greyfriars Road and Castle Street will not be served.

Between 09:00 and 13:00 buses will start and end on Newport Road near its junction with City Road.

49 & 50

From first bus until 09:00 buses will start from Wyndham Arcade but will enter the city centre via Station Terrace, Bute Terrace and Customhouse Street – bus stops on Dumfries Place, Greyfriars Road and Castle Street will not be served.

Between 09:00 and 13:00 buses will start and end on Newport Road near its junction with City Road.

52

From first bus until 09:00 buses will start at Customhouse Street.

From 09:00 until 13:00 buses will start and end on Newport Road near its junction with City Road.

Additionally, between 09:00 and 14:00 buses will run via Newport Road and Colchester Avenue in both directions and will not serve Albany Road or Richmond Road.

57 & 58

From first bus until 09:00 buses will start at Customhouse Street.

From 09:00 until 13:00 buses will start and end on Newport Road near its junction with City Road.

Additionally, between 09:00 and 14:00 buses will run via Newport Road and Colchester Avenue in both directions and will not serve Albany Road or Richmond Road.

61

The 06:25 and 07:25 departures from Pentrebane will enter city centre via Neville Street, Fitzhamon Embankment, and end at Park Street.  Bus stops on Westgate Street will not be served.

The 06:50 and 08:15 from the city centre will start from Park Street and exit the city via Tudor Street and Neville Street.  Bus stops on Westgate Street and Cardiff Bridge will not be served. 

From 09:00 until 11:00 buses will start and end at Canton (Home Bargains) – the last inbound stop on Wyndham Crescent.  Buses towards Pentrebane will travel along Cowbridge Road East, Llandaff Road before returning to its normal route at Romilly Road.

From 11:00 until 12:00 buses will start and end at Park Street and will enter the city via Neville Street and Fitzhamon Embankment.  Buses will depart the city centre via Tudor Street and Neville Street.  Bus stops on Westgate Street and Cardiff Bridge will not be served.

63

The first two journeys towards Danescourt will start from Canton (Home Bargains) and will travel via Llandaff Road to Penhill before returning to their normal route.

92 & 94

The 08:50, 09:20, 09:50, 10:20, 10:50 and 11:20 departures from Cardiff will start from Wood Street (not Philharmonic) and will run via Tudor Street, Virgil Street, Cornwall Street, North Clive Street, Clive Street, Ferry Road (ASDA), A4232, Leckwith Interchange, Llandough, Redlands Road, Foxglove Rise, Bramble Rise, Cowslip Drive and Pill Street not serving Penarth Road.

The 09:38, 10:17, 10:47, 11:17, 11:47 departures from Penarth Town Centre will follow their normal route to Windsor Road then divert via Pill Street, the Cowslip, Redlands Road, Llandough, Leckwith Interchange, A4232, Ferry Road, Clive Street, North Clive Street, Cornwall Street, Virgil Street, Clare Road, Clare Street, Despenser Street and Fitzhamon Embankment to Wood Street.  Bus stops along Penarth Road and outside Cogan Leisure Centre will not be served.

96A

From the first bus until 11:00 buses will start and end at Canton (Home Bargains).  Buses will run via Cowbridge Road East and not Lansdowne Road.  Between 11:00 and 12:00 buses will start and end at Park Street.

X59

From the first bus until 13:00 buses will start and end on Newport Road near its junction with City Road.