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Useful Services

Edwards Coaches


Mytravelpass is a Welsh Government run scheme whereby any young person aged 16 - 21 can recieve at least a third off all bus travel in Wales!

All you have to do is apply on online here and the pass will be with you in 10 working days. Once you have received your pass, just show it to the driver on your bus!

All you need to apply is a Welsh address and a suitable photograph to upload.

You can find out more about the pass here.


Cardiff is a small city and most reaches are accessible via walking. cardiff also serves as a hub for mose routes going through South Wales.


Plan your journey by using the journey planner at the top of this page or using our bus stop finder here.

Cardiff Bus

As the name suggests, Cardiff Bus provides bus services within the city centre, its suburbs and to various destinations outside of the city (eg Newport, Penarth, Dinas Powys, Barry, St Athan and Llantwit Major).

Cardiff Bus network maps
Cardiff Bus (services and timetables)




You can now bulk purchase 10 Adult single journeys for £18.00 via the Cardiff Bus app. 

Cardiff Bus have introduced a new bundle of 3 day tickets for £12 on the app also. 

To find out more about Cardiff Bus fares, please click here.

Newport Bus

There are a number of other bus and coach service providers providing services to and from Cardiff and the surrounding areas. 

Newport Bus


There are a number of other bus and coach service providers providing services to and from Cardiff and the surrounding areas. 




Unirider is the flexible student bus pass that gives you cheaper travel anywhere within your zone - pay once and use it as many times as you like throughout the term.

Please click here to calculate the price of your Unirider ticket. 

Other Information

For any other long distance bus travel, please visit the National Express or Megabus website


The closest train station to Cathays Park is Cathays (4mins, 0.3miles) which is a direct link to Cardiff Central station. 


To plan a train journey, visit Traveline Cymru and select ‘train only’


For more information about ticketing, visit Transport for Wales

Plan Cycle Journeys

To plan a bike journey, visit Traveline Cymru and click the bicycle icon. 



Cardiff is now home to NextBike!

There are many NextBike stations around the site. You can check where they are and the availability on our bus stop finder here, just search for Cardiff Royal Infirmary. 


  • £/ 30 min
  • Annual Price - £0
  • First 30 minutes - £1
  • Additional 30 minutes - £1
  • Maximum Charge per day - £10 (24h)

To find out more about the how scheme works, please click here.


To find walking directions to any point on Cardiff University campus, use this interactive map.


Walking Routes

To plan a walking route, please use our journey planner here and select the 'walk' icon.


Information about the Cardiff University Safe Taxi Scheme can be found here.

Taxi Numbers

Premier (029 2055 5555)
Dragon (029 2033 3333)
Capital (029 2077 7777)

Taxi Apps

Cardiff now has Uber and Ola! Click the links to download the apps.

Uber - Apple Google Play

Ola - Apple / Google Play


Travelling to Cathays/Maindy Park Campuses

Cardiff is served by the M4 and is easily accessible from all parts of Britain.

From the south west, take the M5 and from the south of England, follow major A roads to the M4.

From Scotland, the north of England and the Midlands, travel via the M50 to the M4.

Travelling east on the M4. Leave the motorway at Junction 32, follow the A470, signposted City Centre, into the Cathays area of the city.

Travelling west on the M4. Leave the motorway at Junction 29, follow the A48(M)/A48, signposted Cardiff East and South, to the A470. Follow the A470, signposted City Centre, into the Cathays area of the city.

Park and Ride

Cardiff is well provided for in terms of park and ride services. There are three locations to park your vehicle and hop on a bus to take you into the city centre. This is a cheaper alternative to city centre parking and takes away the stress of looking for a parking space.

Car Sharing

If you’re interested in car sharing, visit the Cardiff University Liftshare Scheme.

If you need to check for service disruptions, please check the Traveline website.

View our disruptions page

You can call our Contact Centre agents on 0300 200 22 33

Visit our website

We have a text message service available. Traveline text number 84268*

Download the Traveline Cymru app Available on iPhone and Android devices

* 84268 is a non-standard number which may cost more than a standard text and may not be included in any tariff bundles. Please check with your mobile operator.

** Your reply will be free to receive, providing the bus stops in question are located in Wales. For bus stops outside of Wales, you will be charged £0.25 to receive the reply.

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