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There are 5 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Tintern Abbey by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)

£62 - £161

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Chepstow National Express

£14 - £18

3 alternative options

Train via Gloucester  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Gloucester
  2. Take the train from Gloucester to Chepstow

£67 - £168

Bus via Cabot Circus  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cabot Circus M10
  2. Take the bus from Kingsdown, Stokes Croft to Chepstow, Bus Station 3 T7

Drive  •  2h 16m

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Tintern Abbey 129 miles

£19 - £29

London Paddington Station to Tintern Abbey by train, walk and bus

The journey time between London Paddington Station and Tintern Abbey is around 3h 59m and covers a distance of around 157 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 17m. Operated by First Great Western Service, Great Northern, Transport for Wales and others, the London Paddington Station to Tintern Abbey service departs from London Paddington and arrives in Tintern Abbey. Typically 45 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 59m
Fastest journey time:
2h 17m
Journey distance:
157 miles
Services per week:
45
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:48
Last service departs at:
22:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to Tintern Abbey train, walk and bus schedules

London Paddington Station → Tintern Abbey
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tintern Abbey is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Tintern Abbey is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Tintern Abbey is to bus which costs £14 - £19 and takes 5h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Tintern Abbey is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to Tintern Abbey. However, there are services departing from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace and arriving at Tintern Abbey via London Victoria Coach Station and Chepstow, Bus Station 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 19m.

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It is 109 miles from London Paddington Station to Tintern Abbey. It is approximately 129 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Tintern Abbey without a car is to train which takes 3h 39m and costs £60 - £170.

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It takes approximately 3h 39m to get from London Paddington Station to Tintern Abbey, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Tintern Abbey bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Tintern Abbey is to train which takes 3h 39m and costs £60 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £19 and takes 5h 19m.

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London Paddington Station to Tintern Abbey bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Chepstow station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Tintern Abbey is 129 miles. It takes approximately 2h 16m to drive from London Paddington Station to Tintern Abbey.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Tintern Abbey.
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  • Distance: 108.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 39m

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Tintern Abbey, Wales?

First Great Western Service operates a train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales) hourly. Tickets cost £45 - £60 and the journey takes 1h 35m. Great Northern also services this route once a week. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Chepstow 4 times a day. Tickets cost £7 - £9 and the journey takes 2h 50m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £110
Train from London Paddington to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£40 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £95
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Chepstow
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cabot Circus
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £16
Website
Megabus UK
Newport Bus
Phone
+44 1633 263600
Email
managingdirector@newporttransport.co.uk
Website
newportbus.co.uk
Bus from Kingsdown, Stokes Croft to Chepstow, Bus Station 3
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Newport Bus

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