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Station facilities

  • Ticket machine

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  • General service information
    • Staffing Level
    • Closed Circuit Television
    • Information Available From Staff
    • Information Services Open
    • CIS
    • Customer Help Points
  • Ticket buying and collection
    • Ticket Office
    • Prepurchase Collection
    • Ticket Machine
    • Oystercard Issued
    • Use Oystercard
    • Always Show Oyster Card Fields
    • Smartcard Issued
    • Smartcard Topup
    • Smartcard Validator
    • Smartcard Comments
    • Penalty Fares
  • All station facilities
  • Accessibility and mobility access
    • Helpline
    • Staff Help Available
    • Induction Loop
    • Accessible Ticket Machines
    • Ramp For Train Access
    • Accessible Taxis
    • Accessible Public Telephones
    • Nearest Stations With More Facilities
    • National Key Toilets
    • Step Free Access
    • Ticket Gates
    • Impaired Mobility Set Down
    • Assisted Travel
  • Parking information
    • Cycle Storage
    • Rail Replacement Services
    • Onward Travel
    • Cycle Hire
  • Passenger services
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Cardiff Bay Station is one of 20 train stations in Cardiff. Opened in 1844, it’s situated to the south of the capital, serving the Cardiff Bay and Butetown areas, and although it handles over one and a half million passengers annually, it only has one platform.

Ideally placed for a day trip to Cardiff, Cardiff Bay Station is within easy walking distance of the Millennium Centre, Senedd buildings, and the vibrant, cultural richness of the Dock area of the city. Check out more wonderful things to do in Cardiff to prepare for your next visit.


  • How long does it take to get from Cardiff Bay Station to Cardiff Airport?

    • It takes just over an hour to get to the airport from Cardiff Bay Station.
  • How long does it take to walk from Cardiff Bay Station to Cardiff city centre?

    • Going via Bute Street, it takes around ten minutes to walk into the centre of Cardiff from Cardiff Bay Station.
  • What car parking facilities are available at Cardiff Bay Station?

    • There are no car parking facilities at Cardiff Bay Station.
  • What facilities are there for bike storage at Cardiff Bay Station?

    • Cardiff Bay Station has spaces for 10 bikes to be stored.
  • What other facilities are available at Cardiff Bay Station?

    • Disabled access - the whole station is step-free, with ramps and induction loops available
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