Travelling by Air
Travelling by Road
Cardiff International Airport connects Cardiff to many European cities and has an increasing number of international flights.
Cardiff Airport (code CWL) is 11 miles from the city centre.
Various coach and rail companies operate direct services to Cardiff Central Station from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
Cardiff is served by the M4 and is easily accessible from all parts of Britain.
From the south west, take the M5 and from the south of England, follow major A-roads to the M4.
From Scotland, the north of England and the Midlands, travel via the M50 to the M4.
Travelling by Train
Travelling by Bus
Cardiff is easily accessible by rail from London, major UK airports and many towns and cities across the country.
The Cardiff-London InterCity rail service, from London Paddington, runs some seventeen times a day, with a journey time of less than two hours.
Frequent regional network trains, the Sprinter services, connect Cardiff with many towns and cities across the UK, including:
Bristol (50 mins)
Birmingham (2 hrs 30 mins)
Southampton (2 hrs 40 mins)
Manchester (3 hrs 20 mins)
Liverpool (3 hrs 45 mins)
Various rail companies operate direct services to Cardiff Central Station from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
National coach services
Cardiff is well served by National Express, Megabus and Greyhound Express providing services to and from other major towns and cities.
Airport shuttle bus
Cardiff benefits from its close proximity to two international airports (Cardiff International Airport and Bristol Airport). Both are served by Shuttle Bus Services.
Cardiff city center, is a few minutes walk from the conference venue of Cardiff City Hall, and has a large number of hotels to cover all budgets. Please view the Google Map below, on which local hotels are highlighted.
Please note that the conference organisers, WCOC and Cardiff University are not responsible for any accommodation or recommendation there of.