There are 5 ways to get from Cardiff to Tenby by train, bus, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Tenby

$40 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station to Tenby National Express

$12 - $17

3 alternative options

Train via Carmarthen  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen
  2. Take the train from Carmarthen to Tenby

$44 - $106

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Tenby 92.9 miles

$19 - $29

Uber  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Tenby 92.9 miles

$200 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Tenby is to bus which costs £9 - £13 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Tenby is to drive which takes 1 h 40 min and costs £15 - £22.

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The distance between Cardiff and Tenby is 108 km. The road distance is 149 km.

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The train from Cardiff Central to Tenby takes 2 h 46 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cardiff Coach Station and arriving at Tenby. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Tenby. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

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What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Tenby, Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Tenby twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 46 min. Great Western Railway also services this route once a week. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cardiff to Tenby once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Tenby
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Train from Carmarthen to Tenby
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
First Anytime Day Single
$19 - $29
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Tenby
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
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
Train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Carmarthen to Tenby
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $12
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $30
Bus operators
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Tenby
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$200 - $280
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uberASSIST
$200 - $280
uberX
$200 - $280
uberEXEC
$250 - $340
uberXL
$290 - $400

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