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Pembrokeshire Coastal Path Wales - Overview

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The Pembrokeshire Coast Path has very good travel connections to and from its different sections.  For more detail on getting to and from the individual North, West and South sections, follow the links at the bottom of this page.

Travel Information if walking the Full Pembrokeshire Coast Path Route. - Amroth to St Dogmaels

Traveling to the Welsh Coast to walk the Pembrokeshire Coast Path.Train Arrival to the Amroth Area. There is no train station at the start of the path at Amroth but regular trains run from London Paddington to Kilgetty and Tenby taking 4.5 to 5 hours changing at Cardiff or Swansea.  Kilgetty is only around 3 miles from the start of Pembrokeshire Coast Path at Amroth and Tenby is on day 1 of the route itself and makes a very good base for the night before starting the walk. For full details see the Coast Path South Travel section

Train Departure from St Dogmaels and Cardigan Area -  Again there is no train station at Cardigan at the end of the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path but regular buses do run from Cardigan to Carmarthen, taking around 1.5 hours. From Carmarthen, it's only 4 hours back to London Paddington on the train. If you wish to depart by train, the other option is to finish at Fishguard / Goodwick Harbour two days before the end of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path. Here, you can catch a train direct from the trail to London Paddington taking 5 hours.

 

Traveling to the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path to walk in wales.Bus Arrival - National Express Buses run a service twice a day, as well as an overnight option from London Victoria which drops at Kilgetty (for Amroth), or Tenby at the start of the Coast Path.  Travel time around 6.5 hours.

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.

Traveling to Pembrokeshire to enjoy the Welsh coastal path. Air Arrival  -  For those flying in, there is a busy regional airport at Cardiff from where you can reach Kilgetty (for Amroth) and Tenby by train in around 2.5 hours. International flights arrive from Paris, Dussledorf, Dublin and Amsterdam. From within the UK there are direct flights to Cardiff Airport 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 option to Wales listed in the train arrival section.

Air Departure -  From the end of the path in Cardigan (St Dogmaels) regular buses run to Carmarthen, taking around 1.5 hours. From here, the train returns to Cardiff and the regional airport in under 2 hours.

Traveling to the Pembrokeshire Coast National Path for a walking hoilday.Car Arrival - There is a basic long stay Car Park at Amroth operated by Pembrokeshire National Park; the more secure options are in Tenby where there are several car parks within the town.  There are also accommodation options at Kilgetty that can provide long stay parking options for those staying there at the start of the trip. 

Returning to your Car -  From the end of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path at St Dogmaels, you can return to Amroth or Tenby on public transport using a mix of bus and train options. Options take between 2.5 and 4 hours depending on the time of day you travel  though services out of season and on Sundays can be more of a problem.   Its also possible for us to arrange a private transfer back to your car so please ask for prices; journey time door to door is only around 1 hour by road.

Traveling to the start of the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path via ferry.Ferry Arrival -   For those arriving from or returning to 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.  If you are then heading to the start of the trail in under an hour you can reach Kilgetty or Tenby by train or bus.

Ferry Departure - From the end of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path at St Dogmaels, you can return to the Irish Ferry in Pembroke using bus and train options; quickest option being around 2.5 hours.  However, you can also catch the alternative Ferry option from Goodwick/Fishguard on the coast path with Stenna Line. To reach this ferry from the end of the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path takes only 1 to 1.5 hours to Goodwick, or with a private transfer will only take around 40 minutes.

Travel Information for the Pembrokeshire Coast Path South - Amroth to Milford Haven

Travel Information for the Pembrokeshire Coast Path West - Milford Haven to St Davids

Travel Information for the Pembrokeshire Coast Path North - St Davids to St Dogmaels (Cardigan)

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