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

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Train  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Tenby

$40 - $65

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Bus  •  2 h 50 min

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

$12 - $16

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

$43 - $93

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

$190 - $270

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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 costs £15 - £22 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens 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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The distance between Cardiff and Tenby is 67 miles. The road distance is 92.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Tenby without a car is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs £30 - £50.

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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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Cardiff to Tenby bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens.

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Cardiff to Tenby train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Tenby is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £13 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Tenby.
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  • Distance: 67.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

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. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cardiff to Tenby once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $16 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
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
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
$11 - $18
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $18
First Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
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 Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Tenby
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Tenby
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$190 - $270
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uber.com
Assist
$190 - $270
UberX
$190 - $270
Exec
$250 - $340
UberXL
$280 - $390

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Cardiff to Tenby bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Tenby station.

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Cardiff to Tenby train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Tenby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Tenby is 93 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to drive from Cardiff to Tenby.

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