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Pembrokeshire Coastal Path North - Welsh Coast Path

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Getting to and from Pembrokeshire - St Davids, Fishguard/Goodwick and St Dogmaels

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.

Travelling to the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path via train.Train Arrival - There is no train station at St Davids but regular trains run from London Paddington to Haverfordwest in 5 hours changing at Cardiff or Swansea on route, from where the train takes a stunning route along the coastline and estuaries of South Wales. From Haverfordwest buses take 50 minutes to reach St Davids or we can arrange a private transfer in around ½ that time.

Train Departure - There is no train station at the end of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path in Cardigan (St Dogmaels) but regular buses run from Cardigan to Carmarthen taking around 1.5 hours and from here its 4 hours back to London Paddington on the train.

For those walking shorter routes to finish at Fishguard / Goodwick Harbour you can catch a train directly from here to London Paddington taking 5 hours.

Travelling to the Pembrokeshire Coast Path via bus.Bus Arrival - National Express run a service twice a day as well as an overnight option from London Victoria to Haverfordwest - Travel time around 7 hours. From Haverfordwest buses take 50 minutes to reach St Davids or we can arrange a private transfer taking around ½ that time.

Bus Departure - There is no coach service from Cardigan at the end of The Pembrokeshire Coast Path. Regular buses run to Carmarthen however taking around 1.5 hours and from here you can pick up the National Express service back to London which takes 5.5 hours.

Travelling to the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park by car.Car - In St Davids long stay parking options are available at the Pembrokeshire National Park visitor centre. At the other end of the trail St Dogmaels has a long stay village car park and there are accommodation options that can provide long stay parking on site.

Travel by public transport between St Davids and St Dogmaels takes between 2 and 3 hours on the bus or we can arrange a quote for a private transfer which takes around one hour.

Travelling to the Pembrokeshire Coast Path by plane.Plane - For those flying in there is a busy regional airport at Cardiff and from where you can reach Haverfordwest by train in around 2.5 hours. From Haverfordwest buses take 50 minutes to reach St Davids or we can arrange a private transfer taking around ½ that time. From the end of the path in Cardigan (St Dogmaels) regular buses run to Camarthen taking around 1.5 hours. From here the train returns to Cardiff in under 2 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 Pembrokeshire Coast National Park by Ferry.Ferry Arrival - For those arriving from Ireland there is a direct Ferry crossing to Fishguard with Stena Line from Rosslare to Fishguard on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path taking just 3.5 hours. Travel onto St Davids by bus takes around 1 hour.

Ferry Departure - From the end of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path at St Dogmaels it takes between 1 and 1.5 hours to return to Fishguard Harbour for the ferry back to Rosslare or a private transfer will only take around 40 minutes.

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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