Royal Tunbridge Wells travel guide

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You're Going to Love Royal Tunbridge Wells

With a population of 61,075, Royal Tunbridge Wells is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom.

Where to Eat in Royal Tunbridge Wells

If you’re looking for affordable options, CAU - Tunbridge Wells (99-101 Mount Pleasant Road) and La Casa Vecchia (70-72 The Pantiles) are great picks.

When to visit Royal Tunbridge Wells

Royal Tunbridge Wells in January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 144
1 night at 3-star hotel
Royal Tunbridge Wells in January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 144
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Royal Tunbridge Wells


Although Royal Tunbridge Wells doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), which is located 31 km from Royal Tunbridge Wells. The shortest flight to Royal Tunbridge Wells from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 6h 50m.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Royal Tunbridge Wells, followed by Train. The train journey from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Oxford takes 0h 54m and costs around C$ 20 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Southampton, expect to pay about C$ 16 for a 1h 03m trip. Located 2.1 km from the city centre, Royal Tunbridge Wells High Brooms is the busiest station in Royal Tunbridge Wells. Another popular train station is Royal Tunbridge Wells Eridge, located 7 km from the centre.


Another option to get to Royal Tunbridge Wells is to pick up a car rental from London, which is about 49 km from Royal Tunbridge Wells. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Hertz, among others, in London.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Royal Tunbridge Wells, including National Express, FlixBus and Bus. From Bristol, the bus ride to Royal Tunbridge Wells takes 233 km and will cost you around C$ 4. From Manchester, the ticket costs about C$ 11 for a journey of 451 km.

Airports near Royal Tunbridge Wells

Airlines serving Royal Tunbridge Wells

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British Airways
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Air Canada
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Where to stay in Royal Tunbridge Wells

Average rates range from around C$ 155 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 271 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Royal Tunbridge Wells

Most booked hotels in Royal Tunbridge Wells

The Carpenters Arms
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 133+
The Hawkenbury
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 127+
The Royal Wells Hotel
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 173+
The Spa Hotel
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 161+
Hadlow Manor
Good (7.4, Good reviews)
C$ 154+
Anand Lodge
Good (6.8, Good reviews)
C$ 107+

Renting a car in Royal Tunbridge Wells

Expect to pay C$ 2.43 per litre in Royal Tunbridge Wells (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 29.08 and C$ 38.77. The most frequently booked car type in Royal Tunbridge Wells is Mini (Fiat 500 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Ford Focus Active or similar) are, on average, 80% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.