There are 3 ways to get from Birmingham to Dolgellau by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Machynlleth

$48 - $67

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberystwyth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Dolgellau, Ffordd Arran Road (Dolgellau Depot) T2

$26 - $30

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Dolgellau 104.6 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Dolgellau is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Dolgellau is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Dolgellau is 85 miles. The road distance is 104.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Birmingham to Dolgellau, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Dolgellau. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Dolgellau, Ffordd Arran Road (Dolgellau Depot) via Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Dolgellau.
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  • Distance: 85.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Dolgellau, Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Birmingham to Dolgellau every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Dolgellau via Aberystwyth and Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) in around 5 h 52 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Machynlleth
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $95
Bus operators
National Express
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Dolgellau, Ffordd Arran Road (Dolgellau Depot)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com

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