Cardiff Airport Departures

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Airport: Cardiff Airport
Place: Cardiff
IATA code: CWL

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Location of Cardiff Airport

The airport in the capital of Wales is Cardiff Airport (or Maes Awyr Caerdydd in Welsh). It is located nearly 12 miles southwest of Cardiff city center, near the town of Rhoose.

Passenger stats

For the last 20 years, the numbers of passengers have been between 1 and 2 million per year. In recent years, growth in Cardiff flight departures has been strong again and there were 1,656,677 Cardiff Airport departures in 2019. No surprise this went down again in 2020 due the pandemic

Flight routes

The most busy route goes to Amsterdam Schiphol. There are also many CWL airport departures to Palma de Mallorca, Dublin, Alicante, Edinburgh, Tenerife South, Malaga, Paris Charles de Gaulle, Belfast-City and Faro in Portugal. The flights are largely operated by KLM, Ryanair, TUI Airways, Vueling, Wizz Air and Aer Lingus.

Transport to/from Cardiff Airport

To get to the airport for Cardiff departures there are several public transport options. You could travel by train which is located a few kilometres from the terminal. There are shuttle buses that bridge this. You could also take the bus to the airport. You will then need to take the T-9 bus line which takes 20 minutes from the center. Of course you can also take a taxi or private transport and then park at the airport and then have Cardiff airport departures.