Public Transport in The Vale

Here are some useful links:-
For Details of bus services in The Vale,
you can ring Traveline on 08706 082608
or 0871 200 22 33 for local routes.

Train services are operated by Arriva Trains Wales

Two train stations give access to shopping areas,
Barry train station is located on Broad Street and
Barry Dock train station is located on Dock View Road.


Penarth Railway Station is located on Stanwell Road

Llantwit Major Train Station is located on Llanmaes Road and reopened on the 12th of June 2005.

More information on:-
or ring National Rail Enquiries on 0845 7484950


The Vale is also home to Cardiff Wales Airport (formally known as Rhoose Airport). In recent years it has become a major player in U.K. air travel with over 50 direct destinations and over 400 worldwide connecting flights.
When traveling by air, always contact the airline or travel company before hand, as rules and allowances change from time to time.
For more detailed information visit:-
or telephone Cardiff International Airport
on 01446 711111
Bristol Airport is often used to access
South Wales and they can be contacted on
08701 212747
or visit their website at

If you are interested in local aviation history, then this link is just up your street.
It is run by Gary Hillard who used to work for Cambrian Airways at Rhoose Airport.
It is an Aladdin's Cave of information on the civil aviation scene in South Wales from the 1950s onward. The site is teaming with images of those long forgotten airliners and will certainly bring a lump to the throat of most enthusiasts.
'Cambrian DC3' courtesy of Classic Art and Models
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