The post code for the site is CF10 5AL

The 2019 Urdd Eisteddfod is held in Cardiff Bay with the Maes situated around the Roald Dahl Plass which includes Wales Millennium Centre and the Senedd. 

Many people are already familiar with travelling to the city using trains, buses and a network of roads, with the M4, A470, and the A48 (M) being the main routes into Cardiff.

Driving to the Bay

There are a number of public car parks available in Cardiff Bay with specific places for the disabled and Blue Badge Holders:

Some of the roads surrounding the Millennium Centre will be closed during the week of the Eisteddfod therefore please take note of all road signs regarding closures.

Please note that dogs and other animals are not allowed on the Eisteddfod Maes, except for assistance dogs.

Travelling from the City Centre to Cardiff Bay

Please note that the Urdd will not be have specific car parking facilities at this year’s Eisteddfod, therefore we encourage our visitors to use public transport and to share cars whenever possible.

The good news is there are more ways than ever to reach the Eisteddfod this year!

Bicycle

Bicycles are available for hire through the Nextbike scheme with a site to collect or return bicycles on the Eisteddfod Maes. Further details on how the scheme works and prices are available on their website.

The charity Cardiff Pedal Power also hire bikes in the city. Further details including prices and locations can be found on their website.

Train

From Cardiff Central station

Take the train from Platform 6 to Queen Street station. You'll need to switch trains here to reach the Bay. The whole journey will take less than 15 minutes!

From Queen Street station

Transport for Wales trains run every 12 minutes between Queen Street Station and Cardiff Bay station from Platform 1, which is within easy walking distance from the Eisteddfod Maes. The first train leaves Queen’s Street Station at 06:36 a.m. and the last train leaves Cardiff Bay at 23:54 p.m. All timetables can be found on the Transport for Wales website or on the App.

Bus

Cardiff Bus provide a number of services from the City to Cardiff Bay including:

6 – Cardiff Bay, Central Station, Queen’s Street Station, Cathays Park (about every 10 minutes)

8 – Cardiff Bay, Dumfries Place, Crwys Street, Heath Hospital

Full details and timetables are available on their website.

 

NAT runs services to the Bay including:

X8 – Cardiff Bay, Westgate Street, Caerphilly Road, Thornhill

Full details and timetables can be located on their website.

 

(Please note: possible limited public services during weekends and bank holidays)

For further information regarding public transport in the area, contact Traveline Cymru on 0800 464 00 00 

Boat/Water Bus

The Cardiff Boat company travel regularly from the city centre to the bay and back, starting from Bute Park next to Pettigrew Tea Shop (CF10 1BJ) and ending the route by the Eisteddfod Maes in the Bay. Further details including timetables and prices can be found on their website.

AquaBus company also travel regularly from the city centre to the bay and back, starting from the Castle Gardens and ending the route by the Eisteddfod Maes in the bay. The boat is suitable for wheelchair users. Further details including timetables and prices can be found on the company website.