There are 5 ways to get from Cardiff to Tintern Abbey by train, bus, taxi or car

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, bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Chepstow
  2. Take the bus from Chepstow, Bus Station (Chepstow Bus Station) to Tintern Abbey 69

$17 - $53

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  1 h 36 min

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

$11 - $14

3 alternative options

Bus via Newport, Market Square  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Holiday Inn) to Newport, Market Square X5
  2. Take the bus from Newport, Market Square to Chepstow, Bus Station (Chepstow Bus Station) 7Xp

$14 - $16

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to Tintern Abbey 35.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Tintern Abbey 35.8 miles

$7 - $12

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Tintern Abbey, Wales?

National Express operates a bus from Cardiff to Tintern Abbey every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Chepstow
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $19
First Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Phil Anslow Travel
Phone
01495 77 55 99
Email
philanslowcoaches@outlook.com
Website
philanslowcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Chepstow, Bus Station (Chepstow Bus Station) to Tintern Abbey
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
philanslowcoaches.co.uk
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chepstow, Bus Station (Chepstow Bus Station) to Tintern Abbey
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Holiday Inn) to Newport, Market Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Cardiff to Tintern Abbey
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Cardiff Taxis and Executive Hire
Phone
+44 29 2199 2200
Website
cardifftaxis.com
Cardiff Cabs
Phone
+44 29 2090 9090
Website
cardiffcabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cardiff and Tintern Abbey is 42 km. The road distance is 57 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Tintern Abbey is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 41 min.

The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Tintern Abbey is to taxi which takes 41 min and costs £75 - £95.

No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Tintern Abbey. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Coach Station and arriving at Tintern Abbey via Chepstow, Bus Station (Chepstow Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to get from Cardiff to Tintern Abbey, including transfers.