How to get here

Just a short distance from Wales’ vibrant capital city with its great shopping and entertainment, historic city centre and modern waterfront, the Vale of Glamorgan is really easy to reach, however you prefer to travel. Fantastic transport links make it an ideal base for exploring everything South Wales has to offer.


If you’re visiting by car, you can take the M4 to junctions 33, 34 or 35, depending on which part of the country you’re heading to. Local bus services also operate across the Vale and National Express provides coaches from a number of UK-wide locations.


If you’re coming from the east or north, National Rail runs trains to the Vale via Cardiff Central. If you’re coming from the west, you can take a train via Bridgend. The airport is also linked with routes along the Vale coastline to Llantwit Major, Barry and Penarth. You can find further details at


Cardiff International Airport is located in Rhoose, in the Vale. To find out about flights please go to Once you arrive, there is plenty of public transport to help you get to your destination.


A number of ferry operators provide services across the Irish Sea to Wales. Direct Ferries runs a ferry from Cork to Swansea and Stenaline and Irish Ferries run from Rosslare to destinations in West Wales.