Charlotte and Cardiff airports and terminals
Airports in Charlotte NC, US
Douglas Airport (CLT)
Distance from City Center: 6 miles
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Flights to Cardiff
What You Should Know about Flights from Charlotte Airport
Charlotte Douglas International Airport is a busy hub in the southeast that offers many regional and international flights from Charlotte. More than 39 million people passed through this airport in 2011 alone. The five concourses are home to 13 airlines, from popular domestic carriers such as American Airlines and JetBlue Airways to foreign carriers like Air Canada Jazz and Lufthansa German Airlines. Located six miles west of downtown Charlotte on the Josh Birmingham Parkway, this airport offers many air ticket deals through Orbitz.com.
Airport Parking Options
Charlotte International Airport offers over 25,000 parking spaces. The long-term parking lot is the best value at $4 per day. The costliest option is valet parking at $19 per day. Several shuttles are available to get you to and from the lot if you choose the economical option.
Solving the Airport Transportation Problem
If you choose to leave your car at home, there are several options for transportation to and from the airport. Charlotte has bus, train and taxi services; the cheapest options are the bus and train. You can ride either for $1.75 per ride, and they operate 20 hours a day. Express bus fare will cost you $2.40. A taxi is the most direct route and costs about $20 per trip within six miles of the airport. With the money you save by buying your air tickets on Orbitz.com, you can afford the extra cost of a taxi.
Finding a Good Meal at the Airport
Like any other airport, Charlotte International offers a wide variety of fast food options. From Burger King to Panda Express, there are plenty of the choices available. For a good sit-down breakfast before your flight, stop at Bojangles' Famous Chicken and Biscuits. The restaurant is located inside the airport and offers home-style meals for passengers boarding flights from Charlotte. Book you flight on Orbitz.com to save enough time to savor the meal before take-off.
Airports in Cardiff
Cardiff Airport serves part of Southern Wales. It is serviced by 10 airlines, as well as private charters. You can make reservations for cheap flights to Cardiff for domestic or international flights using the Orbitz.com website, which searches available itineraries to find the best deals on flights. You can also take advantage of package deals that include rental car and hotel reservations.
Transportation from Cardiff Airport
Cardiff Airport is located 12 miles west of Cardiff. When you leave the airport, you can do so by riding the bus or rail. You can also opt to take a taxi or hire a car. If you opt for car hire, National Alamo, Europcar, Hertz, Enterprise and Avis all are located in the airport facility, making it easy to get a car to drive into the city.
Weather in Cardiff
July is the warmest month in Cardiff with daytime temperatures averaging 62 degrees Fahrenheit. February is the coolest month with average temperatures of around 40 degrees Fahrenheit. During the summer months, you should bring a light jacket. With an average of at least 11 days of rain monthly throughout the year, a raincoat or umbrella is usually necessary when traveling to Cardiff.
Cardiff's Major Attractions
Cardiff Castle and Castell Coch are two popular attractions you can visit after taking a low-fare flight to Cardiff. Techniquest is a science museum that features hands-on activities. If you are an outdoors person, Taff Valley Quad Bike & Activity Centre may be a good place to visit. For cheap flights to Cardiff, book through Orbitz.com.
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