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There are 3 ways to get from Bangor to Porthmadog by train, taxi or car

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Train, Steam train  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog
  2. Take the Steam train from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Porthmadog

$40 - $59

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Taxi  •  39m

  1. Take a taxi from Bangor to Porthmadog 28.7 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  39m

  1. Drive from Bangor to Porthmadog 28.7 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Bangor to Porthmadog is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangor to Porthmadog is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bangor to Porthmadog. However, there are services departing from Bangor (Gwynedd) and arriving at Porthmadog via Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 28m.

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The distance between Bangor and Porthmadog is 21 miles. The road distance is 28.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Bangor to Porthmadog without a car is to train and Steam train which takes 4h 28m and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Bangor to Porthmadog, including transfers.

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Bangor to Porthmadog train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Llandudno Junction station.

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Bangor to Porthmadog train services, operated by Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways, arrive at Porthmadog station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangor to Porthmadog is 29 miles. It takes approximately 39m to drive from Bangor to Porthmadog.

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  • Distance: 21 miles
  • Duration: 4h 28m

What companies run services between Bangor, Wales and Porthmadog, Wales?

You can take a train from Bangor to Porthmadog via Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog in around 4h 28m.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
First Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
Phone
01766 516024
Email
enquiries@ffwhr.com
Website
festrail.co.uk
Train from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Porthmadog
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23
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Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
Other operators
Taxi from Bangor to Porthmadog
Ave. Duration
39m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Seans Taxi
Phone
+441248 353 353
Website
seanstaxiservice.co.uk
Bangor Taxi
Phone
+4428 91 456 456
Website
bangorcabs.com

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