Offa's Dyke Path

Travel Information

Detailed Travel Information for the Offa's Dyke Path will be supplied in your Information Pack, but the following may help with your planning.

Arriving into England / Wales

By Air:
Nearest International Airport: London Heathrow or Cardiff.

Getting to Chepstow

By Rail:
Nearest Railway Station: Chepstow.
There is a fast and frequent rail service between London Euston or Paddington and Chepstow (journey time 2 hours 50 minutes). There are very regular train services between Cardiff and Chepstow (journey time 40 minutes). From Chepstow train station it is a short walk to your accommodation.

If you begin or end your walk in Knighton, there is a train service from London Paddington (journey time 4 hours 15 minutes).

By Road:
Ifn you plan to travel by car it is usually possible to leave it at the Guest House or Hotel at the start or end of your walk, for the duration of your holiday. We can check this for you when your booking is confirmed. National Express coaches also serve Chepstow, Cardiff and London.

Returning from Prestatyn

By Rail:
Regular train services operate south from Prestatyn to London Euston and north to Manchester with connections to the rest of the country (journey time 3 hours 15 minutes).

By Bus:
National Express coach services serve Prestatyn. If you have left a car in Chepstow take a train from Prestatyn to Newport and connect with a service to Chepstow.

Taxi Service:
If you would rather travel to Chepstow and return from Prestatyn by taxi, then we'd be delighted to provide you with the contact details of taxi companies who offer this service.

Train Tickets
Great savings can be made by buying your train tickets in advance through the Trainline website at Although tickets can only be mailed to a UK address, overseas customers can still order tickets in advance and collect them from a Fast Ticket machine in the UK. Fast Ticket machines are located in most mainline railway stations.