Cardiff Airport Covid test

Book your Covid test before you fly from Cardiff Airport. Stress-free airport travel testing from only £29.

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Cardiff Airport directions

By car

Driving to Cardiff Airport? The airport is close to the village of Rhoose in the Vale of Glamorgan, 13 miles to the west of Cardiff. Check the Traffic Wales website for live traffic information.

Using a sat-nav? Set your destination to the postcode CF62 3BD.

Parking is available at Cardiff Airport. Go to the Cardiff Airport website to book your parking space.

By train

Trains run from Rhoose Cardiff International Airport railway station every hour from Monday to Saturday and every two hours on Sundays. A 10-minute shuttle bus is available, connecting the train station to Cardiff Airport, costing only £1 per person. You can plan your route in advance on the Traveline Cymru website.

By bus

Travelling by bus to Cardiff Airport? The 905 service provides a direct shuttle between Cardiff Airport and Rhoose Railway Station. Services are available every hour Monday to Saturday and every two hours on Sundays. You should check timetables before you travel. Alternatively, the 303 bus between Bridgend and Barry also stops at Cardiff Airport.

Cardiff Airport Covid-19 testing on departure

If you need a PCR test, select your nearest Cardiff Airport Covid test centre. Follow the steps below for an antigen test.

Book a time to get tested

Book a time to get tested

Ensure you have sufficient time to receive your results and complete your flight check-in.

Perform your swab

Perform your swab

Take the swab by following the instructions included in your kit.

Results in 30 minutes

Results in 30 minutes

You'll receive your test results and doctor-signed fit to fly certificate the same-day by email.

Important: If you test negative, you will be provided with a digital fit to fly certificate and can proceed to check-in. Passengers who test positive will not be permitted to travel.

Cardiff Airport Covid-19 test on arrival

Return Antigen Test

Not fully vaccinated and returning to Cardiff Airport? You will need a fast-action antigen test kit that you take with you and perform before you travel to England.

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Day 2 Test

All fully vaccinated travellers arriving in England are required to take a lateral flow (antigen) test on day 2. Choose Medicspot for stress-free reliable Covid testing with guaranteed same-day results.

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Day 2 and 8 Tests

Are you partially or not vaccinated under the approved UK, Europe or USA program? You will need to book and take PCR tests on day 2 and 8 of your arrival in the UK.

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Test to Release

The government introduced the Test to Release programme to reduce the self-isolation period for travellers returning to England. Partially vaccinated or unvaccinated travellers can shorten their mandatory 10-day quarantine period through the Test to Release scheme with a negative Covid-19 PCR test on day 5.

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Cardiff Airport Covid test FAQs

How quickly will I receive my Covid-19 test result at Cardiff Airport?

Medicspot offers fast PCR testing at our next-day Cardiff PCR Covid test hubs, near Cardiff Airport. If your destination country allows an antigen test for travel, you can get your results in under 30 minutes. For all our Covid testing options, see our travel test website.

How can I book a Covid test for Cardiff Airport?

With Medicspot, you can book a Covid test at one of our next-day Cardiff test hubs, close to Cardiff Airport. Alternatively, you can have a test kit delivered to your home before you travel. Medicspot is a government-listed provider, and its Covid testing is approved for use at Cardiff Airport.

What is the Cardiff Airport Covid testing price?

Flying to or from Cardiff Airport? Private Covid testing starts from just £29 with Medicspot. For more details on how much a Covid test for travel costs for your flight departing from Cardiff Airport, see our Covid tests page.

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