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Cheap Flights to Cardiff

Popular in December High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Cheapest in July Best time to find cheap flights, 8% potential price drop
Average price £163 Average for round-trip flights in August 2020
Round-trip from £103 From London to Cardiff
One-way from £70 One-way flight from London to Cardiff
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Are there currently restrictions on travel to Cardiff related to COVID-19?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Cardiff along with the rest of United Kingdom. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: The United Kingdom has not implemented any entry restrictions, but is monitoring direct flights into the country from certain areas. Several airports have suspended certain services, closed terminals, and reduced transportation schedules, so check the details of the specific airport in advance. Additionally, many airlines have grounded their planes. The United Kingdom has announced a mandatory 14-day quarantine for all travelers will be in effect starting on 8 June. Freight workers, medical professionals traveling to help with the fight against coronavirus, and travelers arriving from Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man are exempt from the quarantine requirement.. If you are looking to book a trip to Cardiff and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about travelling during COVID-19.

Cheapest prices for Cardiff flights by month

January
£156
February
£106
March
£110
April
£119
May
£117
June
£114
July
£102
August
£122
September
£114
October
£106
November
£121
December
£150
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Cardiff is currently July; with January being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Cardiff?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
LON - CWL
Price
£102 - £177
CWL
Temperature
8 - 20 °C
CWL
Rainfall
29 - 68 mm
Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, July is seen as the time to fly to Cardiff, however, it is possible to get good deals throughout the year. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Cardiff, the warmest period tends to be July, with the wettest being November.

When is the best time to book a flight to Cardiff?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Cardiff, you should look to book at least 55 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Cardiff?

The cheapest flights to Cardiff are usually found when departing on a Thursday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Sunday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Cardiff?

Cardiff flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the evening. Booking a flight in the afternoon will likely mean higher prices.

When is the best time to visit?

Peak Season:

Although it’s a bit rainy all year round, booking flights to Cardiff in the summer (June to August) is your best bet for staying dry. The months of June, July, and August are known to be the driest part of the year, and sunny days offer warm, comfortable temperatures, and cool, mild evenings. The Cardiff Big Weekend in August is the UK’s largest free outdoor music festival offering three full days of excellent live music and entertainment from a variety of artists. The Festival takes place outside in the Civic Centre with each night closing with a magnificent firework display. The city also hosts an annual summer festival which provides numerous events and activities for everyone with the added bonus of many of them being free.  Local residents and visitors can enjoy;

  • Cardiff carnival – A day event that turns the City Centre into a flamboyant mixture of colour, style and energy. Individuals of all ages can get involved in hi-energy dance, Brazilian martial arts, family-friendly burlesque and magic shows.
  • Cardiff international food and drink festival –  Classed as one of the most popular highlights of the summer, Cardiff’s international food and drink festival offers and array of delicious produce from local, national and international suppliers for all to enjoy.
  • Cardiff Harbour Festival hosts the Extreme Sailing Series™ presented by Land Rover – At Cardiff Harbour Festival spectators can watch numerous elite level sailing teams go head to head for free at Cardiff Bay beach

Off-peak Season:

If you’re not a sun worshipper, then you’ll have no problem coming here in the off season. Booking a cheap flight to Cardiff in the winter (December to February) will undoubtedly afford you with rainy days and cold temperatures, but one thing is certain – the beauty and culture of this city never dies down, even when the good weather does.

Like the rest of the United Kingdom, Cardiff is no stranger to seasonal climate and inclement, unpredictable weather. To stay on the safe side, expect the unexpected when you book flights to Cardiff. Winters are wet, and temperatures crawl down to negative temperatures, so pack warm clothing and always an umbrella – no matter what time of year. Summers (June to August) on the other hand, are known to bring sunny days (between the rainy ones) and temperatures in the mid-20s. Rain and wind roll in during springtime (March to May), but the mild May weather and pretty, delicate flowers make up for the occasional shower.

Why visit the city?

While Cardiff might not be a centre for international influx, it does have quite a bit going on within its borders. The architectural attractiveness of this small city is absolutely marvelling. Visiting the city there’s no way in getting around its beautiful Cardiff Castle, its neoclassic Civic Center, and the illustrious Cardiff Bay, where the waterfront has become a well-developed centre for people to meet and gather on sunny afternoons in the summertime. 

Take a cheap flight to Cardiff and find yourself with plenty to do, between museums, art galleries, restaurants, nightlife, and natural history but there are also options for those visitors who instead seek places of solitude away from urban chaos. Green space, gardens, and esplanades are all over the place, allowing you to make the choice between bustling city life, and a peaceful walk in the park.

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Cardiff climate

Springtime (March to May) is the perfect time of year to plan flights to Cardiff – the weather is beautiful, conditions are mostly dry, and you don’t have to deal with either summer or winter extremes.Getting downtown from the airportFrom Cardiff Airport (CWL), hop aboard one of the shuttles. They can get you to most of Cardiff’s central accommodations. Trains are also available and run every hour with a limited service on Sundays. 24 hour taxis can be found just outside the arrivals hall and have a fixed fee.

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Getting around Cardiff

Once you’re in the city’s centre, it’s easy to get around as buses operate around the whole city all day long and into the night. Buy your tickets when you board. Cardiff has free transport maps found all over the city.  You could rent a car, but due to limited parking facilities in the city it could pose too much of a hassle, so consider renting a bike instead. 

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