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Cardiff Bay will play host to this year’s Urdd National Eisteddfod, one of Europe’s largest youth touring festivals, from 27/5/2019 until 1/6/2019. Please be aware that there will be service diversions in place during this time. Some services will also be affected in the days before/after for the event set up and clear up.


Cardiff Bus*

*Please also note that Cardiff Bus will be operating Sunday timetables on Bank Holiday Monday (27th) and buses will be diverting in the city centre from 5pm. This is because the Spice Girls are playing at the Principality Stadium.

From 23:59 on 25/5/2019 until 23:59 on 2/6/2019:

Baycar (service 6)

  • From first bus on Saturday 25th May until 23:59 on Sunday 2nd of June, buses will start/end their journeys at County Hall on Hemmingway Road. Unfortunately, the bus stops at The Flourish and Wales Millennium Centre will not be served.
  • For Baycar to the city centre please go to the bus stop at County Hall on Hemmingway Road.

Service 8

  • From first bus on Saturday 25 May until 23:59 on Sunday 2nd of June, bus stops in use include County Hall on Hemmingway Road and Mermaid Quay which is situated on New George Street.
  • The bus stops at the Wales Millennium Centre, Scott Harbour and Britannia Quay will not be served.  

Service 13

  • From first bus on Saturday 25 May until 23:59 on Sunday 2nd of June, journeys towards Cardiff Bay will stop at County Hall on Hemmingway Road.
  • Buses back towards the city centre and Drope will use the inbound Mermaid Quay bus stop to the side of The Packet Hotel on New George Street and bus stops along Bute Street.   


First Cymru

27/5/2019 until 1/6/2019

Services X2 & X10 will have to divert off the sliproad at Leckwith, straight over to Hadfield Road. Then at the end of Hadfield Road turn left and then follow Penarth Road until the rear of Cardiff Railway Station.



Stagecoach South Wales

From Friday 24th May 20:00 hours to Sunday 2nd June 18:00 hours the bus stop outside The Wales Millennium Centre will be out of use. Stagecoach services will use the bus stop opposite County Hall - outside the Travelodge Hotel on Hemmingway Road.