Cardiff Extended Driving Test Routes

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) no longer publish learner driver or extended driving test routes for public viewing.

Detailed below are the extended driving test routes for Cardiff (Fairwater) Driving Test Centre. Test centre locations may have changed since these routes were published. The test routes are developed by examiners from the actual test centre to incorporate a wide variety of roads and traffic systems.

Extended driving test routes are intended for drivers that were previously qualified but lost their licence due to disqualification. Before their licence is reinstated, a court has ruled that they must pass the extended driving test. These test routes a different from the standard learner test routes. If you would like to view the standard learner test routes, please see driving test routes.

The test routes may have altered as this is down to the discretion of the examiner, or they may remain similar or identical. Test routes are for Cardiff, extended car routes 1 of 1.

Use the test routes below to form a knowledge base for the various types of roads and traffic systems that you will encounter during the practical extended driving test.


Extended Driving test routes for Sat Nav, Google Maps, Google Earth, iPhone, Android & CoPilot Live may be available. Browse to see if the Cardiff driving test routes are available for your device in the Driving Test Routes for Sat Nav section.


  • EOR – End of Road
  • T/L – Traffic Lights
  • DTC – Driving Test Centre
Name of Practical Test CentreCardiff (Fairwater)
Type of Test RouteExtended Car
Name/ Number of RoadDirection
Driving Test Route Number1
Norbury RdEOR right
St Fagans Rd / Waungron RdT/L ahead, T/L right
Western AveMini roundabout right 2 nd exit
Cowbridge Rd West2 nd left
Colin WayRight, EOR right
Vincent RdRoundabout ahead 2 nd exit, T/L left
Cowbridge Rd WestRoundabout left
B42322 nd exit, roundabout right 3 rd exit
A4065Roundabout ahead 2 nd exit EOR left, roundabout right
A4231Roundabout ahead, roundabout left
Port Rd2 nd left
Meggitt RdRight
Port RdEOR left
Hinchsliff AveEOR left
Meggitt RdEOR left
Port Rd East / A4050Roundabout ahead, roundabout right 3 rd exit
A4226EOR right roundabout ahead 2 nd exit
Cowbridge Rd WestMini roundabout left
Western AveT/L left
Waungron Rd3 rd left
Norbury Rd