Southern Wales Tourism

How to get here

Compact and easily accessible South East Wales is only 2 hours from London.  Situated on the western side of Britain, the region has excellent transport links include an International airport, rail and ferry links.


Southern Wales enjoys exceptional road links via the M4 (from London and South East England) and the M50/M5 (from the Midlands and North) ensuring that much of Britain, including gateway airports and ferry terminals, are within a 3-hour drive. There are direct coach services from London and Heathrow and Gatwick airports, as well as other major cities.

Distances (by road) to Southern Wales:

Location miles km
Birmingham 72 115
Bristol 18 29
Channel Tunnel 199 318
Dover 208 333
London 125 200
Manchester 151 242
Plymouth 130 208
Portsmouth 132 211
Swansea 18 29
Fishguard 85 136
Pembroke 74 118

Like the roads, Southern Wales is well served by rail.  There are mainline stations at Newport and Bridgend, whilst the excellent local network means that most of our towns are accessible by train.

For more information on getting to, and around Southern Wales visit the Travel Line Cymru Website

Traffic Wales -  For up to date traffic information and travel advice you can contact Traffic Wales by telephoning the hotline on 0845 6026020 24 hours a day

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