Ryder Cup 2010 Ryder Cup Wales

Welcome to Newport

host city to The 2010 Ryder Cup

Visitor Info...


Visitor Information

Travelling to Newport

Newport is served by excellent road, rail, sea and air services. Download the Ryder Cup Traffic Plan leaflet (pdf) for information including park and ride schemes, road closures, pedestrian access. Area maps and maps showing park and ride locations are also available on The 2010 Ryder Cup Team Europe website.


Cardiff Wales International Airport (CWL) and Bristol International Airport (BRS) are equidistant from the city of Newport, each being around forty to fifty minutes travel time away from the Celtic Manor Resort itself.

Buses, trains and taxis link the airport to Newport city centre, and information on public transport and car hire can be found on the Cardiff International Airport and Bristol Airport Websites.

For a full list of international airports serving the UK, visit Flight Mapping


Travelling by Train

There are high speed rail links between Newport and many of the major UK cities. London is less than 2 hours away by train, with day-time departures at half hourly interval. There are frequent trains between Cardiff and Newport at regular 10 minute intervals throughout the day.

See National Rail Enquiries for further information.

For international visitors, Eurostar rail service links London to Paris and Brussels. Motorists can travel to the UK from France using the Eurotunnel service.



A number of direct ferry crossings link Ireland to Wales but if you're travelling from further afield, the following ferry companies offer crossings from France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Norway and Spain.

For further information, follow the links below:


Travelling by coach

The National Express coach service links Newport to London and other major UK towns and cities.


Travelling by Car

The M4 motorway, the main east - west route in the southern part of the UK, skirts the city providing fast access to London and the South East.

There are motorway connections to the South West and Midlands within easy reach.

Some journey times from Newport by road:

London (Central) 2 hours 30 minues
London (M25) 2 hours
London Heathrow 2 hours
Eurotunnel 4 hours
Birmingham 1 hour 30 minutes
Bristol 35 minutes
Cardiff 15 minutes
Manchester 3 hours

The M4 between England and Wales crosses the Severn Bridge toll road. If you are travelling by car, you'll need to have some UK currency in order to pay the toll as only cash payments are accepted. More information, including the current toll rates, can be found on the Severn Bridge website.

Up-to-date road information and UK based route planning services are available from the RAC and AA websites.