In line with recent changes to the Welsh Government’s Covid-19 Alert Levels, the Senedd building has been opening in phases.

Currently, the Senedd building is open between Monday – Thursday, 09.00 – 16.30 or until the end of Senedd business, and you will need to book a free ticket to visit.

We’ll share our plans of opening the buildings on our social media and website, so remember to follow us there if you don’t already.

Getting here

The Senedd estate is easy to find. You can get here by car, bus, train, or bike.


Welsh Parliament, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, CF99 1SN

+44 (0)300 200 6565



The No. 6 Baycar leaves from Cardiff Queen Street Station, Dumfries Place, Greyfriars Road, St. Mary Street or Cardiff Central Railway Station every 10 minutes and stops at both Pierhead Street and outside the Wales Millennium Centre adjacent to the Senedd.

Routes 7 and 8 depart from Canal Street and Westgate Street respectively every 15 minutes and stop on Pierhead Street, a short walk (approximately 200 metres) from the Senedd, Tŷ Hywel and the Pierhead building.



Services run every 12 minutes from Cardiff Queen Street Station to Cardiff Bay Station. The station is a few minutes walk from the Senedd, Tŷ Hywel and the Pierhead building.



From the West, leave the M4 at junction 33, follow the A4232 to Cardiff Bay and follow signposts to Welsh Parliament, CF99 1SN.

From the East, leave the M4 at Junction 29, follow the A48 and then A4232 to Cardiff Bay and follow sign posts to Welsh Parliament, CF99 1SN.


Car Parking

The nearest car park is the Q-Park multi-storey on Pierhead Street, a short walk from the Senedd. A discount can be applied to pre-bookings using the code ‘SEN’.

On-street, pay and display parking may be available on Harbour Drive or there is a pay and display car park off Stuart Street.

Disabled Car Parking

Parking is available by prior arrangement for visitors to the Senedd who are disabled.

In the case of visitors who are attending meetings with Members of the Senedd, Welsh Ministers or officials, arrangements should be made with their offices.

In the case of visitors attending Plenary meetings, committee meetings or pre-arranged visits to the Senedd, parking can be arranged by contacting us

There is an external lift available for visitors who are disabled at our accessible parking area outside the Senedd.

A minimum of 24 hours’ notice is usually required together with information about the vehicle and driver. Visitors must display their disabled parking badge on arrival.


Coach Parking

Please contact us for a map showing coach drop-off points.


Bike or Foot

The Taff Trail, which runs from Brecon along the River Taff through Cardiff city centre to Cardiff Bay, ends at the Oval Basin outside the Senedd. There is also a cycle and footpath, which runs along the A4232 from the Cardiff Bay Retail Park.



A number of firms provide taxi services from Cardiff city centre to Cardiff Bay. Taxi ranks are situated across the city, including outside Cardiff Central railway station, near St David's Hall and at the bottom of Park Place.