Travel & Maps

Cardiff's City Hall is located in the heart of the city, within walking distance of a large variety of hotels, a superb shopping centre, Cardiff Castle, the Millennium Stadium and the National Museum and Gallery of Wales.

Ultrasound 2015 Venue :

City Hall
Cathays Park
Cardiff CF10 3ND

029 2087 1736 or  029 2087 1727

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By Car

Cardiff is easily accessible via the M4 motorway, which runs through the north of the city, making London a comfortable drive away. From the Midlands, the North of England and Scotland it is a straightforward drive via the M6, M5 and M50/M4. From the South and South West of England the approach is by M5 and M4. Access from West Wales is by M4.

Find out more at Visit Cardiff:

To help plan your journey you might find the following websites useful:


Parking is available in the Civic Centre avenues surrounding City Hall on a pay and display basis.

Alternatively, parking is available in the NCP Car Parks situated around Cardiff ( The closest to City Hall and within walking distance are:

  • Cardiff Greyfriars, Greyfriars NCP, Greyfriars Road, Cardiff CF10 3AD
  • Cardiff Dumfries Place, Dumfries Place NCP, Quay Street, Cardiff CF10 3FN

By Air

Cardiff International Airport is 19km (12 miles) away and 10 miles from Junction 33 of the M4.  the airport has direct flights to over 50 desitinations and connecing flights to over 800 destinations worldwide. Trains run between the airport and Cardiff Central Station and Bridgend every hour, with a shuttle bus linking the airport station to the terminal.

Cardiff Heliport is 6km (4 miles) across the city. 

By Coach

Cardiff bus station is located adjacent to Cardiff Central station and is the central hub for buses and coaches arriving fom outside Cardiff.  You can travel to Cardiff by National Express Coach from most UK cities.  Cardiff's bus station is just a few minutes' walk from City Hall. There are also Megabus routes into Cardiff from London, Swansea, Birmingham Airport, Manchester and Newcastle.  The Megabus stops at Kingsway, just opposite the Hilton Hotel, a few minutes walk from City Hall.

By Train

Cardiff has direct rail links to many cities in the UK including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham, Bristol and Southampton.  The journey time from London Paddington to Cardiff is just over 2 hours and leaves every 30 minutes.  Cardiff's central train station is just a few minutes' walk from City Hall.