The Cardiff Cross Challenge takes place in Llandaff Fields, just north of Cardiff City Centre. Local rail links, hotels and amenities are located just a short distance from the Course. Car parking is available with a five-minute walk of the event and details can be found here.
No Cars are allowed in Llandaff Fields on race day.
The easiest way to access the venue from the city centre is by bicycle via the Taff Trail and across Pontcanna Fields. Cardiff now runs a Next Bike scheme with pick up and drop off locations across the city including Llandaff fields.
Cardiff is less then two hours from London. High–speed intercity trains link most main cities, airports to Cardiff, The main railway station is at the very centre of the city, with all hotels restaurants and amenities close by.
From the East (Severn Bridge) – Exit the M4 at junction 29 onto the A48M signposted Cardiff E & S. Continue on the A48M for approx 7 miles. The University Hospital of Wales will be on your right. Follow the signs to the city Centre onto North Road.
From Swansea – Exit the M4 at junction 32, onto the A470. Follow the road signs towards the city centre onto the North Road.
Race Day Parking
If you do need to travel by car, event car parking is available at Cardiff Metropolitan University which is within 300 metres of the course;
Cardiff Metropolitan University, Sat Nav: CF5 2YB
For parking at the University, please use the footbridge over the A48.
We advise competitors not to travel directly by vehicle to the park entrance on Cathedral Road to avoid congestion in the residential area of Pontcanna. This is extremely important because the future of this event relies on us not blocking the Highway.
Please DO NOT PARK on the road at Fields Park Road.
Cardiff Wales Airport is an international gateway offering a range of scheduled European and direct transatlantic services. Easy access to the main road and rail networks makes Cardiff Wales Airport one of the most convenient entry points in to the UK. Visitors arriving at Heathrow or Gatwick Airport can also travel direct to Cardiff by regular train or coach services (approx 2 hour drive).