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There are 6 ways to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Tenby by train, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train via Carmarthen  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Bridgend to Carmarthen
  2. Take the train from Carmarthen to Tenby

$41 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Bay, Millennium Centre to Swansea, Bus Station X10
  2. Take the bus from Swansea Bus Station to Tenby National Express

$13 - $18

4 alternative options

Train  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Tenby

$40 - $110

Drive  •  1h 46m

  1. Drive from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Tenby 95.9 miles

$20 - $30

Towncar  •  1h 46m

  1. Take a town car from Cardiff Airport to Tenby 95.9 miles

$220 - $310

Uber  •  1h 46m

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Tenby 95.9 miles

$200 - $280

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Tenby is to bus which costs £10 - £14 and takes 5h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Tenby is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Tenby. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Airport, Airport and arriving at Tenby via Cardiff Bay, Millennium Centre and Swansea Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Tenby. However, there are services departing from Rhoose and arriving at Tenby via Bridgend and Carmarthen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 13m.

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The distance between Cardiff Airport (CWL) and Tenby is 62 miles. The road distance is 95.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Tenby without a car is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs £30 - £75.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Tenby, including transfers.

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Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Tenby bus services, operated by First, depart from Cardiff Bay, Millennium Centre station.

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Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Tenby train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Bridgend station.

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The best way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Tenby is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs £30 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 5h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Tenby.
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  • Distance: 62 miles
  • Duration: 4h 13m

What companies run services between Cardiff Airport (CWL), Wales and Tenby, Wales?

You can take a train from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Tenby via Bridgend and Carmarthen in around 4h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Tenby via Atlantic Wharf, County Hall, Cardiff Bay, Millennium Centre, and Swansea Bus Station in around 5h 17m.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Bridgend to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Carmarthen to Tenby
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $18
First Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Train from Cardiff Central to Tenby
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bridgend to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Carmarthen to Tenby
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$7 - $12
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $29
Train from Cardiff Central to Tenby
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Swansea Bus Station to Tenby
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Tenby
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$200 - $280
UberX
$200 - $280
Exec
$250 - $350
UberXL
$290 - $400
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Cardiff Airport to Tenby
Estimated price
$220 - $310

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Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Tenby bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Tenby station.

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Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Tenby train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Tenby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Tenby is 96 miles. It takes approximately 1h 46m to drive from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Tenby.

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