Cardiff has a reliable and extensive bus service that operates between 5.30am and 11.30pm, with limited weekend and public holiday services. Exact change is required. The train services are also dependable, and taxis are easily hailed or ordered by phone. Hiring a car in Cardiff is easy, with most companies requiring a license in English with a photograph, or an International Drivers Permit. A minimum age requirement may apply. The city is relatively easy to negotiate by car, but parking is often a problem, as many spaces downtown are for permit-holders only. However, Cardiff is compact and easily explored on foot. It is also flat, making it well-suited to cycling. The Taff Trail for walking and cycling runs right through the city.
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