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Theory and Practice of Computer Graphics
Cardiff University, UK
17-19 June 2009


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Travel Information

Air Travel:

Cardiff International Airport is 11 miles from the city centre.

It is served by KLM / Northwest from Amsterdam, BMIBaby, FlyBe. Shuttle buses can be gotton from Cardiff Wales Airport to the city centre. Taxis to the town centre cost about £25 and take about 1/2 hour. 

It is possible to fly to London and take a train. Heathrow Airport is nearest London airport to Cardiff, which takes up to 3 hours, and the train costs between £75 and £125 return.

Rail, Bus and Coach travel:

The London to Cardiff Intercity train service leaves London Paddington Station on the hour and on the half hour with a journey time of about 2 hours.

High speed InterCity trains provide frequent services between all major British cities.

From Cardiff Central Station there is a frequent train service which stops at Cathays Station, located on the campus (Enquiries: 08457 484950). There are also bus services: the No 27 service leaves from stand D3 in front of Cardiff Central Station, and the No 53 service leaves from nearby Westgate Street (Enquiries: 0870 6082608).

 National Express operates coaches with direct links from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick Airports.

Road travel:

Cardiff is served by the M4 and is easily accessible from all parts of Britain. From the south west, take the M5 and from the south of England, follow major A roads to the M4. From Scotland, the north of England and the Midlands, travel via the M50 to the M4. Travelling east on the M4. Leave the motorway at Junction 32, follow the A470, signposted City Centre, into the Cathays area of the city. Travelling west on the M4. Leave the motorway at Junction 29, follow the A48(M)/A48, signposted Cardiff East and South, to the A470. Follow the A470, signposted City Centre, into the Cathays area of the city.

Location & Maps

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