Tenby travel guide

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You're Going to Love Tenby

With a population of 4,989, Tenby is a must-see destination in Wales, United Kingdom. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Tenby to see all of its attractions.

When to visit Tenby

Tenby in October
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Tenby in October
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Tenby


Although Tenby doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Cardiff Airport (CWL), which is located 99 km from Tenby.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Tenby, followed by Great Western Railway. The train journey from Tenby to London takes 3h 43m and costs around $106 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Manchester, expect to pay about $86 for a 4h 26m trip. Located 0.1 km from the city centre, Tenby is the busiest station in Tenby. Another popular train station is Tenby Penally, located 2.0 km from the centre.


Another option to get to Tenby is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 317 km from Tenby. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Tenby, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Birmingham, the bus ride to Tenby takes 346 km and will cost you around $71. From London, the ticket costs about $74 for a journey of 410 km.

Airports near Tenby

Airlines serving Tenby

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British Airways
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Air France
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Etihad Airways
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Ethiopian Air
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ITA Airways
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Aer Lingus
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Aegean Airlines
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Virgin Atlantic
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Kenya Airways
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Where to stay in popular areas of Tenby

Most booked hotels in Tenby

Heywood Spa Hotel
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
Giltar Hotel
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
Little Red Rooster Rest and Spa
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)

Hiring a car in Tenby

Expect to pay $3.23 per litre in Tenby (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $38.71 and $51.61. Mini (Toyota Aygo or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Tenby, while also 42% cheaper than other types, on average.