All the information you need for an enjoyable Match-Day experience at Sophia Gardens.


Get to OUR grounds 2023

Visiting Glamorgan Cricket this summer? Whether it's in the capital or in north Wales, check out our handy guides on how to get to one of our four first-class venues across Wales.
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Sophia Gardens, Cardiff


Sophia Gardens aerial view
On Foot

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 Jellyfish Family stand, and 10 spaces by Gate Two. Copies of the Cardiff cycle map are available by contacting

By Train

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:

By Coach

Regular high-speed coaches leave for Cardiff from many major locations in the UK – the National Express terminus is in Sophia Gardens, just a few minutes walk from our stadium. Please visit for further information.

By Bus

Cardiff Bus services run regularly between Cardiff Central Station and Cathedral Road (adjacent to Sophia Gardens Cardiff) Routes going via Cathedral Road include:

  • Number 25 Circular Service to Llandaff North and North Road
  • Number 62 Service to Llandaff, Danescourt, Pentrebane, Fairwater & Canton.
  • Number 63 service Ffordd Berllan, Central Station, Radyr to Llandaff.

 If you are planning to travel by bus please use for more information.

By Road

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 West
Exit 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.

Match-day Car Parking

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

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. 

Got a general enquiry? We're a friendly bunch so give us a call on 02920 409 380


The Gnoll, Neath


By Train

Neath is served by regular Transport for Wales and GWR services from south Wales and many parts of England including London, Bristol and Manchester. The Gnoll is a 15 minutes walk from the station, and taxis are also available. For more information on services, visit

By Coach

A number of operators serve Neath from different parts of south Wales. Full details are available at

By Road

Neath is 43 miles from Cardiff and 10 miles from Swansea, lying just off the M4. For Sat Nav, the ground’s postcode is SA11 3AW. For a choice of routes, please visit

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A large multi-storey car park is located 5 minutes walk from the ground: off-street parking is severely limited.

Got a general enquiry? We're a friendly bunch so give us a call on 02920 409 380