How to get to Cardiff Bay


By Bus

The Baycar (Service 6) is the easiest way to get between Cardiff city centre and the Bay. Buses run every 12 mins Mon – Fri and every 15 mins Sat – Sun day times/every 20 mins in the evenings. Bus stops include Queen Street Station, Westgate Street and lower St Mary Street.

Services 7 & 9 also run from Cardiff city centre to Cardiff Bay and additionally serve the ISV. Visit the Cardiff Bus website for timetables and further information.


By Car

Follow the signs for Cardiff Bay. From outside of Cardiff, on the M4 leave at Junction 33 and follow the A4232. From the East leave at Junction 29, take the 3rd exit off the A48.

There are several car parks in the Cardiff Bay area:

Penarth side of Cardiff Bay Barrage (CF64 1TQ)

Disabled spaces: 7

For fees, visit

Havannah Street (CF10 5SG) near Techniquest and St David’s Hotel.

Disabled spaces: 3

For fees, visit

Stuart Street in Mermaid Quay (CF10 5BZ)

Disabled spaces are available.

For fees, visit

Harbour Drive (CF10 4PA)
near the Norwegian Church.

Disabled spaces are available.

For more information, visit

Pierhead Street (CF10 4PH)
near Wales Millennium Centre and The Red Dragon Centre.

Disabled spaces: 74.

For fees, visit


Normal Blue Badge parking conditions apply. For more information about Blue Badge parking, please call the helpline on 029 2087 3232 (open 9.30am to 12pm, Monday to Friday).


Cardiff Boat Tours

Princess Katharine – covered 90-seat waterbus, linking Cardiff Bay and the city centre, also offering relaxing hour-long river cruises. Boat phone T: 07445 440874 www.cardiff