Executive Transport from Cardiff Central Station
If you are travelling on business to Cardiff or South Wales the fastest way to get there from major cities in the UK such as Birmingham, London or Manchester is by rail to Cardiff Central Railway Station. If you travel by road then it is possible to get caught up on the M4 near Newport. After a long jouney the best way to get to your hotel os to take a taxi from Cardiff Central Station.
This article looks at how to travel from Cardiff Central Railway Station to your hotel.
We have broken down the hotel locations into three sections
- Hotels that are in easy walking distance of Cardiff Central Railway Station. Although the weather, your luggage or uncertainty of the directions may dissuade you from walking
- Hotels that are within the City of Cardiff but are too far to walk from Cardiff Central Railway Station
- Hotels where the nearest mainline station is Cardiff Central Railway Station but are outside Cardiff
Public Transport Options from Cardiff Central Railway Station
Changing Trains at Cardiff Central Railway Station
It will be possible to travel to some of the hotels outside of Cardiff city centre by changing trains at Cardiff Central Railway Station.
- Voco St David’s Cardiff in Cardiff Bay on the Cardiff Bay line
- Rhondda Heritage Park at Trehafod on the Rhondda Valley line
The main issues with changing trains are:
- The waiting time for the connection
- The walk from the railway station at the hotel at the final destination
Changing onto a bus at Cardiff Central Railway Station
Ever since Cardiff Bus station, which was located at the front of Cardiff Central Railway Station, was closed there have been issues with train and bus connections in Cardiff. If you are a busy individual, we advise you to choose another method of transport to your hotel in Cardiff or South Wales.
Taxi or Private Transfer from Cardiff Central Railway Station
The taxi rank and private car pickup point is located at the back of Cardiff Central Railway Station.
At peak times, you may have a long waiting time for a regular Cardiff taxi, so it is worth considering a luxury private transfer from Cardiff Central Railway Station to your hotel. This will eliminate the waiting time as your executive vehicle will be waiting outside the station. You may save money if there are a group of you as our private executive vehicles in Cardiff can transport up to 7 people at a time. Due to Covid-19 the maximum our vehicles can currently hold is 6 people. This is to keep safe social distancing between the group and the driver, keeping everyone safe which is a priority for us.
In addition, you can then use the same executive transport to take you from your hotel to all your meetings, functions, and events in and around Cardiff in comfort, style and safety.
All our vehicles come with:
- USB charging points
- Additional luggage space
Hotels in Walking Distance of Cardiff Central Railway Station
The following are the 4 and 5-star hotels in Cardiff that we would consider a reasonable walk from Cardiff Central Railway Station:
- Hotel Indigo – 15 Minutes
- Hilton Cardiff – 15 Minutes
- The Royal Hotel – 5 Minutes
- Park Plaza – 15 Minutes
- Jurys Inn – 15 Minutes
- Cardiff Marriott Hotel – 5 Minutes
- Holiday Inn Cardiff City – 13 Minutes
- Radisson Blu Hotel – 5 Minutes
- Clayton Hotel – 5 Minutes
- The Riverhouse – 10 Minutes
- Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel & Spa – 20 Minutes
- Novotel Cardiff Centre – 15 Minutes
Cardiff Hotels in not Walking Distance of Cardiff Central Railway Station
The following are the 4-star hotels in Cardiff that we would consider too far to walk from Cardiff Central Railway Station:
- Future Inn Cardiff Bay 1.3 Miles
- voco St. David’s 1.3 Miles
- Mercure Cardiff North Hotel 3.4 Miles
- The Copthorne Hotel 4.9 Miles
- Holiday Inn Cardiff North 5.4 Miles
South Wales Valleys Hotels From Cardiff Central Railway Station
The following is not an exhaustive list of 3 and 4-star hotels with 20 miles of Cardiff Central Railway Station but are hotels that we regularly take guests to:
- Miskin Manor Hotel And Health Club
- Fox And Hounds Barry
- Victoria Inn Cowbridge
- Heritage Park Hotel, Trehafod Rhondda
- Blueberry Hotel Pontypridd
- Central Guest House Treforest, Pontypridd
- New House Country Hotel Caerphilly