The most popular and pleasant means of reaching Sophia Gardens Cardiff from Cardiff Central Station is on foot. The final part of the 15-minute leisurely stroll takes you along the banks of the River Taff through Bute Park and the grounds of Cardiff Castle.
A popular way to travel to the Stadium is by bicycle and we are in the ideal location to do so i.e. via the Taff Trail which runs from Cardiff Bay to Brecon. The Stadium has 25 cycle parking spaces located underneath the Altodigital stand, and 10 spaces by Gate Two. Copies of the Cardiff cycle map are available by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
For details of the regular inter-city and high-speed trains that run between Cardiff and all major towns and cities including London, Bristol, Birmingham and Swansea, please visit: www.nationalrail.co.uk
Regular high-speed coaches leave from Cardiff from most major locations in the UK. Please visit www.nationalexpress.com for further information.
Cardiff Bus services run regularly between Cardiff Central Station and Cathedral Road (adjacent to Sophia Gardens Cardiff) Routes going via Cathedral Road include:
If you are planning to travel by bus please use www.travellinecymru.info for more information.
From London Travel time is approximately 3 hours via the M4 Westbound.
From Birmingham Travel time is approximately 2.5 hours via M5 Southbound and then the M4 Westbound.
From the East Exit the M4 at Junction 29 and follow the A48M towards Llandaff. Join Cardiff Road. Sophia Gardens Cardiff is situated off Sophia Close which is on Cathedral Road.
From the WestExit the M4 at Juntion 33. Follow the A4232 for 6.2 miles and exit on the slip road onto Leckwith Road. Follow the A4161 and then turn left onto Cathedral Road (A4119). Turn right onto Sophia Close where Sophia Gardens Cardiff is situated.
Satellite Navigation Users Enter postcode as CF11 9XR, provided parking has been pre-arranged.
Public Car Parking Parking inside the Stadium on match days is limited to players, officials and permit holders only. Public car parking is available in the Sophia Gardens Pay and Display car park situated within Sophia Close.
Disabled Parking A limited number of disabled parking bays are available for every match day held at the Stadium and these are allocated on an application basis. For more details please contact reception on 02920 419 381 or email@example.com
Park and Ride Glamorgan Cricket do operate a Park and Ride service on international and other major match days. This service usually runs from Cardiff City Stadium to the drop off point in Sophia Close.
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It's easy to reach by fast and frequent services from most parts of the UK. There’s a station at Colwyn Bay with a short car journey to the ground. For more information visit: www.nationalrail.co.uk
National Express coaches stop at Llandudno and other coastal towns. For more information visit www.gobycoach.com
From Cardiff the journey will be just under 200 miles and should take around 4 ½ hours, but there are several route options.
For Sat Nav, use the grounds postcode LL28 4LR or for a choice of routes visit www.theaa.com.
For the latest traffic news visit: www.traffic-wales.com.
Swansea is easy to reach by fast and frequent services from most parts of the UK. For more information visit www.nationalrail.co.uk
There are bus stops at various junctures along the Oystermouth Road, with a short walk to the ground once you get off at the stop.
There is a limited amount of disabled parking near the ground. Please contact Reception at Glamorgan Cricket on 02920 409 380 to enquire about availability.
For standard parking, please follow the directions to the Recreation Ground
Take the Great Western Service to Newport Gwent, which is on the main South Wales to London Paddington Line.
Travel times to Newport train station:
From London 90 minsFrom Swansea 1 hourFrom Cardiff 20 minsFrom Bristol Parkway 30 mins
There are regular taxis directly outside the station which will cost about £5 each way to Newport International Sports Village (NISV)
From train station, go to Stand 12 at Friars Walk Bus Station, Bus 42 or 43, ask the driver to let you know when coming to SDR stop for NISV. Short walk across the public walkway bridge to get to Newport International Sports Village.
For more information visit www.nationalrail.co.uk
Newport International Sport Village (NISV) has a number of transport buses (services 42 and 43) that travel past the northern perimeter of the site via the A48.
Go to Stand 12 at Friars Walk Bus Station, Bus 42 or 43, ask the driver to let you know when coming to SDR stop for NISV. Short walk across the public walkway bridge to get to Newport International Sports Village.
From M4 motorway, take Junction 24.
At the roundabout take 4th exit (from Cardiff and West) or take 1st exit (from London and East) signposted A48 Newport City Centre and Newport International Sports Village (NISV).
Continue along the distributor road (dual carriageway) for about 2 miles passing Tesco and Citroen garage on left-hand side. (Follow brown tourist Sports Council signs for the NISV)
Turn left at Carcraft and take next left into Newport International Sports Village.
• Parking at Newport International Sports Village• Parking can now be purchased on the day• The cost is £6 per car, per day - cash only - please bring the correct change to avoid queues. • There is limited disabled parking available – please contact Reception at Glamorgan for further details