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Pembrokeshire Coastal Path West - Wales Coast Path

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Getting to and from Pembrokeshire - Milford Haven and St Davids

The following is a summary of options – For all our Pembrokeshire Coast Path Walking Holidays, we provide you with specific travel information to suit your itinerary including advice on how to book train tickets, reserve seats or arrange parking.

Visit Pembrokeshire by Train WalesTrain Arrival - Regular trains run from London Paddington to Milford Haven changing at Cardiff or Swansea from where the train takes a stunning route along the coastline and estuaries of South Wales. Travel time 5 to 5.5 hours from London and 2.5 hours from Cardiff and Bristol.

Train Departure - From St Davids regular buses take 50 minutes to Haverfordwest (or we can arrange a faster private transfer).  At Haverfordwest, you join the train line returning to London in 4.5 hours or 2.5 hours to Cardiff and 4 hours to Bristol.

Traveling to the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path via bus.Bus Arrival - National Express run a service twice a day as well as an overnight option from London Victoria to Milford Haven - Travel time around 7 hours. 

Bus Departure - From St Davids regular buses take 50 minutes to Haverfordwest (or we can arrange a faster private transfer).  From Haverfordwest the National Express Coach takes just over 7 hours to reach London.

Travelling to The Pemrokeshire Coastal Path by car.Car - In Milford Haven there is generally plenty of free residential street parking as well as long stay car parks. The Pembrokeshire National Park Centre in St Davids (Oriel y Parc) offers a long stay option at that end.  Travel between the two to return to your car by public transport takes around 2 hours by bus and train through Haverfordwest. As an alternative we can arrange a private transfer taking around half this time.

For anyone returning from St Davids to the start of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path at Amroth,  travel time by public transport is possible in around 3 hours or only 2 hours if you left the car at Tenby.

Travelling to the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path via plane.Plane - For those flying in, there is a busy regional airport at Cardiff and from where you can reach Milford Haven by train in between 2.5 and 3 hours. From St Davids you can return to the airport by using the bus service to Haverfordwest (50 minutes) and then the train to Cardiff (2.5 hours)

International flights arrive in Cardiff from Paris, Dussledorf, Dublin and Amsterdam.  From within the UK direct flights from London, Aberdeen, Birmingham, Newcastle, Belfast, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Bristol airport also offers options with a journey of around 4 hours onto Pembrokeshire or you can fly to any of the London airports and take the train options listed above.

Travelling to The Pemrokeshire Coast Path from Ireland.Ferry Arrival -   For those arriving from Ireland, there is a direct Ferry crossing from Rosslare with Irish Ferries taking only 4 hours to arrive at Pembroke Dock right on The Pembrokeshire Coast Path.  You can then reach Milford Haven in just 40 minutes by bus or we can arrange a private transfer if you prefer.

Ferry Departure -  You can return to Pembroke for the same Ferry back to Ireland in just over 2 hours using public transport. As an alternative you can take the Stena Line Fishguard Ferry back to Rosslare in Ireland from Fishguard which is around 1.5 hours away by bus or half that time if you want us to arrange a private transfer.

Public Transport to Visit Pembrokeshire is liable to changes in service and options so please just contact us for the latest updates or for general help with working out how to arrive on The Pembrokeshire Coast Path.

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