Duration 7h 47m
Distance 133 miles
Average price £108
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average train between Accrington and Shell Island takes 7h 47m and the fastest train takes 6h 21m. The train service runs several times per day from Accrington to Shell Island. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Preston
  2. Crewe
  3. Shrewsbury
  4. Machynlleth
  5. Porthmadog
8h 30m
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£66 - £142

Accrington to Shell Island train times

Trains run every four hours between Accrington and Porthmadog. The service departs Accrington at 21:56 at night, which arrives into Porthmadog at 10:51. All services require a transfer, and take on average 7h 47m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Accrington to Shell Island? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Accrington to Shell Island. However, there are services departing from Accrington and arriving at Porthmadog via Preston, Crewe, Shrewsbury and Machynlleth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 30m.

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The distance between Accrington and Shell Island is 99 miles. The road distance is 133 miles.

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Accrington to Shell Island train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Preston station.

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Accrington to Shell Island train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Porthmadog station.

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