The Wells booked their place in the FA Vase first round proper with a ruthless display at home to Knaphill.
Danny Powell continued his excellent start to the season by opening the scoring for The Wells on 19mins.
Josh Froggatt doubled The Wells lead with a blistering strike from outside the area 2mins later.
Angel Zapata closed the deficit on 31mins when he netted from a rare Knaphill attack.
Captain Freeman Rogers restored The Wells two goal cushion when he headed home a corner.
The Wells dominated the second half but had to wait until substitute Euan Sahadow arrived and made an instant impact from the bench when he finished a excellent solo run in the Knaphill area on 81mins
Knaphill were reduced to ten men on 82mins when Carlo Santoro saw a straight red for a reckless challenge.
The Knappers number 5 Les Sackey was sin binned for dissent on 86mins
Josh Froggatt finished off an excellent nights work with his second of the evening on 83mins.
As full time approached ill discipline took hold of Knaphill as they finished the game with 9 men when Daniel Band was given his marching orders with a minute remaining.
The Wells will travel to Southall in the next round on either Friday 11th October or Sunday 13th October. Date to be confirmed.
RICHARD STYLES REACTION - Immensely proud of my Tunbridge Wells boys tonight, with a superb, professional performance and ending up 5-1 winners in the Buildbase FA Vase. Deserved the win on a special night with a great atmosphere at The Culverden Stadium. We get our rewards by being in the next round.
Thank you to all the TWFC Supporters that came out and made the evening even better with your support. Loved it!
Onto Saturday now.
Next up The Wells return to The Culverden on Saturday when they host Bearsted in the SCEFL premier division.
Kick Off 3pm.