Tenby

Getting To Tenby - Trains, Coaches and Flights

You can get to Tenby by many modes of transport but remember its remoteness in the West of Wales is part of its idyllic charm so treat your journey as part of your overall holiday experience whether you are travelling by train, coach, car or plane!

By Train: From London head to London Paddington Station where a train to Tenby will take approximately 5 hours (normally with just one change at Swansea). The train is a comfortable Inter City Train which will have refreshments. Birmingham to Tenby is still approximately 5 hours but with two changes (Bristol and Swansea). Manchester to Tenby is nearer 6 hours (1 change at Swansea) and Glasgow to Tenby is at least 9 hours.  Book your ticket in advance with thetrainline.

Tenby Train Station: is situated close to the centre of town - easily walkable to most places but with a lot of luggage (or arriving late) you might want to pre book a local taxi (Taxis in Tenby).

By Coach: National Express run coaches from London Victoria Coach Station to Tenby which take around 6 hours 20 mins. Birmingham to Tenby is around 5 hours 30 mins with Manchester to Tenby over 8 hours.  Check out the Journey Planner.

Tenby Coach Station: is situated close to the centre of town (next to the Multi Storey carpark) - easily walkable to most places but with a lot of luggage (or arriving late) you might want to pre book a local taxi (Taxis in Tenby).

By Plane: Cardiff Airport (100 miles from Tenby) is the nearest commercial airport to Tenby but flights only come in from UK cities and selected European destinations (eg Paris & Amsterdam). Bristol Airport is 140 miles from Tenby with flights in from most European cities as well as the odd destination further afield (Egypt, Mexico, Tunisia and Orlando (Florida). Outside of Europe you will be flying in to London and will need to use the transport information above to plan your trip.

By Ferry: Limited ferries come from Ireland - please see the link to Ferries from Ireland.

By Car: Tenby is approximately 4 or 5 hours from London by car on the M4 (233 miles).  The road is good and only narrows within 20 miles of Tenby.