There are 4 ways to get from Cardiff to Tintern Abbey by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 69 bus  •  1h 57m

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

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Taxi  •  42 min

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

£75 - £90

2 alternative options

Bus, line 69 bus  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Street to Chepstow National Express
  2. Take the line 69 bus from Chepstow, Bus Station to Tintern Abbey 69

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Tintern Abbey 35.8 miles

£6 - £9

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Tintern Abbey is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Tintern Abbey is to taxi which costs £75 - £90 and takes 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Tintern Abbey. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Castle Street and arriving at Tintern Abbey via Chepstow, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 58m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Tintern Abbey is 26 miles. The road distance is 35.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Tintern Abbey without a car is to train and line 69 bus which takes 1h 57m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 57m to get from Cardiff to Tintern Abbey, including transfers.

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Cardiff to Tintern Abbey bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cardiff, Castle Street station.

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Cardiff to Tintern Abbey bus services, operated by Phil Anslow Travel, arrive at Tintern Abbey station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Tintern Abbey is 36 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Cardiff to Tintern Abbey.

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

You can take a bus from Cardiff to Tintern Abbey via Chepstow, Bus Station in around 1h 58m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Phil Anslow Travel
Phone
01495 77 55 99
Email
philanslowcoaches@outlook.com
Website
philanslowcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Chepstow, Bus Station to Tintern Abbey
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Phil Anslow Travel
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, Castle Street to Chepstow
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Cardiff to Tintern Abbey
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
£75 - £90
Premier Taxis Cardiff
Phone
+44 29 2055 5555
Website
premiertaxis.net
Friendly Cab
Phone
+44 29 2262 9856
Website
friendlycab.co.uk
Dragon Taxis Cardiff
Phone
+44 29 20 333 333
Website
dragontaxis.com
City Taxis Cardiff
Phone
+44 29 2040 0400

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