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 one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

When to visit Tenby

Tenby in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Tenby in February
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. Exeter Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from British Airways, Aer Lingus, Ryanair and other airlines departing from Ireland.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Tenby, followed by Great Western Railway. The train journey from Tenby to London takes 2h 45m and costs around €87 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about €88 for a 3h 01m 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 Easirent, 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 362 km and will cost you around €37. From London, the ticket costs about €51 for a journey of 407 km.

Airports near Tenby

Airlines serving Tenby

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Air France
Good (403 reviews)
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British Airways
Good (1,436 reviews)
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Etihad Airways
Good (317 reviews)
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ITA Airways
Good (126 reviews)
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Aer Lingus
Good (429 reviews)
Aegean Airlines
Excellent (174 reviews)
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Virgin Atlantic
Good (344 reviews)
Wizz Air
Good (376 reviews)
Kenya Airways
Good (39 reviews)
Wizz Air UK
Okay (40 reviews)
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Where to stay in Tenby

Average rates range from around €139 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to €204 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Tenby

Most booked hotels in Tenby

No: 1 The Esplanade Guest Accommodation.
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
Heywood Spa Hotel
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
Giltar Hotel
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
Little Red Rooster Rest and Spa
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
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Hiring a car in Tenby

Expect to pay €1.84 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 €22.08 and €29.43. The most frequently booked car type in Tenby is Compact (Ford Focus or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Vauxhall Corsa or similar) is, on average, 26% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.