Our coaches travel from Cardiff (Sophia Gardens) to Gatwick Airport (North Terminal) 3 times a day, from just £9 one-way*.
With reliable services, low fares, and stylish travel, you can travel with confidence once again.
Please note: We are currently running a reduced network, with plans to add to it regularly as demand grows. Because of this, the information on this page may differ depending on your travel dates and any regional restrictions.
Cardiff Coach Station, at Sophia Gardens, is just a 15-minute stroll through the city centre from Cardiff Rail Station.
It is easy to reach via the city's bus links, and is also served by a dedicated taxi rank.
The station is close to all city centre shops and amenities, so there's no shortage of ways to help pass the time while you wait for your coach.
Read more on our Cardiff (Sophia Gardens) facilities page.
To ensure a stress-free travel experience we recommend you get to the airport at least 3 hours before your scheduled flight departure time.
Gatwick Airport has a wide range of fantastic facilities to keep you entertained between trips.
Less than five minutes from the terminal, you'll find newsagents, restaurants, and other shops including coffee shops, clothing, entertainment for the kids and much more.
Take a look at our Gatwick Airport facilities pages for more information:
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You can take two 20kg suitcases and one item of hand luggage per adult on our coaches. However, be sure to check your flight luggage allowance with your airline before your pack.
We have made a host of changes to the way we travel in order to keep our customers and staff safe, from enhanced cleaning to mandatory face coverings.Safer coach travel
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