Cardiff Airport Parking Prices

Cardiff Airport Parking

Cheap & Secure Cardiff International Airport Parking Deals

Prices from £49.99 per week

Flying from Cardiff International Airport? Pre-book your airport parking today to SAVE on the departure day price. FHR select Cardiff International Airport car parks that are secure and within walking distance or provide short transfers, compare our parking prices below.

Cardiff Airport information

Serving predominately South Wales, but also Mid and West Wales, Cardiff Airport is in the village of Rhoose, approx. 12 miles from Cardiff city centre. The Airport extends back to the early 1940s, when land in the rural Vale of Glamorgan was requisitioned by the Air Ministry to set up a wartime satellite aerodrome and training base for Spitfire pilots, RAF Rhoose. After WW2 the airfield was abandoned.


It has been owned by the Welsh Government since 2013 and in 2016 passenger numbers stood at around 1.3 million making it the 20th busiest airport in the UK in terms of passenger numbers.


In mid-2015 Flybe airline opened a two aircraft base at Cardiff Airport operating a busy network of flights to 16 destinations in the UK & Europe. Thomas Cook Airlines and Thomson Airways as well as other European airlines also operate out of Cardiff.


How to Get to Cardiff Airport


The airport can be found to the West of Cardiff and 13 miles from junction 33 on the M4. Exit junction 33 on the M4 and follow the signs to Cardiff Airport along the A4232, A4050 and A4226.


If you are using a Sat Nav the postcode is CF62 3BD.


Car Parking Options at Cardiff Airport


There is a wide variety of parking options at Cardiff Airport, both on-airport and off-airport.


On-Airport Parking at Cardiff Airport

There are several on-airport parking options to choose from the Short stay surface car park to one of the Long Stay car parks. These car parks are run by Cardiff Airport


Long Stay Parking at Cardiff Airport


There are a few Long Stay options. To start we have Long Stay 1 surface car park, which is a 3-5 minute walk into the terminal. Long Stay 2 and Long Stay 3 are a little further out and you can use the free bus that runs every 10-15 minutes and will get you there in 3-5 minutes.


Short Stay Parking Cardiff Airport


The closest car park to the airport is the Surface Short Stay Car Park, no need to walk far to get to the terminal as its just two minutes to check-in. While you're away, your car stays exactly where you left it in the secured car park.


Off-Airport Parking near Cardiff Airport


Looking for a budget friendly car park, look no further than Highwayman Parking, the only independent off-airport car park at Cardiff Airport. Their friendly drivers will be happy to help you with your luggage and free airport transfers run every 15 minutes and take 5-7 minutes from the car park to the front entrance of arrivals where they drop you off. Their minibuses are also fitted with a step to enable easier access.


Highwayman are holders of an AA/Police Gold Park Mark Award for Security too, so you don’t have to worry about your car whilst you are away.


Hotels with parking at Cardiff Airport


The nearest hotel to the terminal is the Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Airport, which is about half a mile from the airport. Breakfast is included in the rate and you get free WiFi too.



Cardiff Airport Departure Lounge


Wanting a light bite before your flight? Try Caffè Ritazza, for great coffee and freshly made food inspired by the Italian food culture or Caffi Cwtch for a warm, Welsh welcome where you can have a snack and a cuppa in a comfortable, relaxing environment, or you can grab a bite to eat on the go.


Fancy enjoying a drink and a bite to eat while watching the planes pulling up to the terminal, then take yourself into the Beer House.


Need a bit of retail therapy to pass the time, then pop into Nuance Tax and Duty Free shop, where you can make some great savings on your favourite drinks, fragrances, clothing and accessories. Some of the labels you will find there include Animal, Fat Face, Superdry and Havaianas.


Cardiff Airport Lounge

Cardiff Airports Executive Lounge offers the perfect opportunity to start your trip in relaxed surroundings, with a superb view across the Vale.


Try the range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and enjoy a light bite from the selection of local products, and catch up on the news by reading through one of the many complimentary newspapers and business magazines.


You can use the free Wi-Fi in the lounge and you will also have access to private washrooms too.

Cardiff Airport Parking Map

Click on a point below to view information on the car park and the transfer time to Cardiff airport.

Long Stay

I parked in Longstay 1 at Cardiff airport, the parking was ok but the walkout ramp was a bit far. The steps near the airport were difficult to manage with heavy cases.if this could be converted into a ramp it would be a lot better. The other problem I had was with Cardiff airport itself so it wont effect you but if you could point the problem out to them then I would be very grateful. When I landed it was very dark and raining and I left me wife in the terminal building with our cases and I went to collect my car but when I went to get into the pick up zone the ticket machine was out of tickets so I pressed the assist button and a voice told me to press the other station button for a ticket, I couldn't see it because the station was badly lit and I couldn't even see the button, the man on the other end was quite unhelpful and rude, eventually I found the button but it was so badly lit it was difficult to see. it would be better if this button was illuminated
4 Rating Book Again: Yes Kenneth Jones - 09 Jun 2019 17:54

Highwayman Security Park

Could not have been more impressed with service. The guy on reception was very helpful and explained the process, the drivers were very friendly and the drop off point was just by the terminal. There was no neesnto phone in our return, the bus was there within a few minutes. Cannot fault anything, will use them in the future.
5 Rating Book Again: Yes Steve - 30 May 2019 10:37

Highwayman Security Park

Excellent service. Minibus was there waiting when we arrived back at the airport and the driver had the keys ready so we could leave for home straight away. Would definitely use again
5 Rating Book Again: Yes Martyn - 28 May 2019 11:46

Highwayman Security Park

Good service
4 Rating Book Again: Yes Mr M Spittle - 25 May 2019 17:59

Meet and Greet

Staff very friendly and professional . Easy parking instructions and car ready when you arrive back . No hassle at all . Will definitely use Meet and Greet again .
5 Rating Book Again: Yes Teresa Evans - 21 May 2019 12:30

Highwayman Security Park

Staff very pleasant and helpful , was so easy from parking car to arriving at airport . Drivers really good
5 Rating Book Again: Yes - 20 May 2019 21:55

Cardiff Long Stay Supersaver

easy to use service and easy to book - well done and i will use again
5 Rating Book Again: Yes colin morris - 19 May 2019 14:30

Meet and Greet

Excellent. We will do this again!
5 Rating Book Again: Yes Tum - 19 May 2019 10:39

Highwayman Security Park

My booking was made to leave my car at the Highwayman car park near Cardiff Airport. On arrival I was met by a member of staff who loaded our cases onto the mini bus then on to the airport. / On arrival back home mini bus was there waiting for us. We have used the Highwayman Car Parks many times and I’d recommend them to everybody to use this company.
5 Rating Book Again: Yes Robert morgan - 17 May 2019 08:45

Highwayman Security Park

Booking in early morning was perfect very prompt collection from the airport car ready to drive away
5 Rating Book Again: Yes Robert Kelland - 11 May 2019 16:03

Long Stay

Simple to book the parking, and a great place to park, conveniently placed to the airport.
5 Rating Book Again: Yes Nigel day - 11 May 2019 11:33

Highwayman Security Park

Very good service no trouble getting there
4 Rating Book Again: Yes Kevin Goldsworthy - 11 May 2019 10:08

Highwayman Security Park

First time booked in online, saved money. When I arrived parked car outside office was taken to the Airport. Collected on return, car waiting and on my way home in no time. I will definitely use Highwayman every time I fly from CWL, Excellent friendly service.
5 Rating Book Again: Yes Valerie Jones - 05 May 2019 20:56

Highwayman Security Park

Very good and professional highly recommend
5 Rating Book Again: Yes Gary duggan - 05 May 2019 11:43

Highwayman Security Park

Car left on forecourt and in return forecourt on arrival Thank you
5 Rating Book Again: Yes Paul Powell - 02 May 2019 14:32

Highwayman Security Park

Straight easy check in, high security fences. Professional service - would deffo recommend.
5 Rating Book Again: Yes Catherine - 30 Apr 2019 10:36

Cardiff Long Stay Supersaver

Excellent from start to finish, no problem on arrival or departure from car park.
5 Rating Book Again: Yes Robert Smith - 18 Apr 2019 14:33

Highwayman Security Park

Absolutely fantastic, highly recommended. First class service from parking the car and dropping off to being collected and taken directly back to our car in no time at all. Excellent value for money. Will definately use again when flying from Cardiff.
5 Rating Book Again: Yes Mike Thomas - 18 Apr 2019 10:14

Cardiff Long Stay Supersaver

Good parking only problem if it is raining there is no transport to terminal.... A five minute walk in the rain is not pleasant.
5 Rating Book Again: Yes LeisureMan - 09 Apr 2019 10:25

Highwayman Security Park

Very professional and friendly service as usual in the Highwayman parking facility will definitely use again
5 Rating Book Again: Yes Anthony Robbins - 09 Apr 2019 10:02

Highwayman Security Park

Brilliant from the day we booked on line,highly recommend. the highwayman to our family and friends..Staff very polite and helpful at all times.. Thankyou
5 Rating Book Again: Yes Sandra Bennett - 07 Apr 2019 05:47

Cardiff Long Stay Supersaver

Ideal place to park only a short walk to departures it takes minutes even carrying your luggage
5 Rating Book Again: Yes Andy - 31 Mar 2019 17:27

Highwayman Security Park

My flight was delayed Fhr were very helpful and understanding because I was coming back from Ireland after my farthest funeral. 10.10 for the service.
4 Rating Book Again: Yes Verified Customer - 25 Feb 2019 10:44

Highwayman Security Park

Excellent service . No waiting around either on departure to the airport and transport waiting when I arrived back. Will continue to use and recommend your service. Thank you.
5 Rating Book Again: Yes Angie - 17 Feb 2019 10:03

Highwayman Security Park

Excellent value friendly and prompt service
5 Rating Book Again: Yes Charlie - 10 Feb 2019 12:34

Frequently Asked Questions

Cancelling a booking is dependent on the type of product booked and the car park type as Non-flexible bookings cannot be cancelled at any time.

Flexible bookings can be cancelled any time after the booking is made, up to 24 hours before your booking arrival date.

There is a £10 cancellation fee, with the balance refunded. unless you took out the waiver fee when booking.

You can make the cancellation yourself by going to the help page and clicking on Cancel Booking

Holders of the Park Mark® award have been risk assessed by a crime prevention officer from the local police. The Safer Parking Scheme is an initiative of the Association of Chief Police Officers and is managed by the British Parking Association.

We'll send you an email confirmation following your booking. This will confirm all the details of your booking, including a booking reference, so you can check that everything is ok.

If you didn't receive a booking confirmation email from us, please check your email provider spam/junk folder.

To re-send your booking confirmation, find your booking and select the 'Re-send booking confirmation' option.

It is important to have access to your Booking Confirmation, but you don’t have to print it. You must however ensure it is fully visible on your phone or device, so you can see all the information, directions and procedures you need to follow.

Booking Confirmations are sent upon completion of your booking, so if you don’t see it in your inbox please check your Junk/Spam folder in case it is there. 

You can view or print or resend your confirmation voucher yourself by going to our help section and clicking on  View Booking or Resend Confirmation Email.

If you do not have the booking reference number, you can email us, or call us.

There is no charge to amend your car details.

You can make the change yourself by going to our help section and clicking on Amend Booking.

An invoice showing payment made will be sent to you by separate email from either Worldpay or from PayPal. 

We don't use the parking confirmation as a payment receipt, as they sometimes need to be handed over to the car park.  

You can get a VAT invoice by going to our Help page and clicking on Request VAT Invoice

Most car parks charge per day or part thereof, i.e. they count the day you enter the car park and the day you leave. That means a 7 night trip is 8 calculated as days parking and a 14 night trip will be 15 days parking.

This will depend on the car park you book, but we recommend that you arrive to drop the car off at least minutes 30 minutes prior to your earliest check-in/bag drop time. 

The 'parking from' time on your confirmation is the time slot the car park has allocated you, so it’s important to let us know if you need to change the time, if its more than 24 hours before you are due to park. If it is less than 24 hours before your meet is due, you should call the chauffeurs using the number on your confirmation voucher.

Vehicle Details We can update vehicle details at any point. There is no charge for amending vehicle details.

Dates & Times Most bookings can be changed up to 24 hours before the booked arrival date. However, if you have booked an option marked as Non-refundable or Saver then the dates and times on these options cannot be amended and the booking cannot be cancelled. We are unable to amend details with 24 hours of your booked arrival date.

To amend your booking visit the Help Section of our website by clicking here or Contact FHR and a member of our Reservations Team will be happy to assist with your enquiry.  

Unfortunately, we cannot offer a refund on bookings that aren’t used due to a vehicle breaking down.

It's not a problem if your flight back to Cardiff is delayed. Your car will be kept safe and you can pay for any additional parking at the car park when you return to collect your vehicle.

If you have already made a booking or require further assistance then please visit our Help Section or contact our Reservations Team