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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Machynlleth

$53 - $74

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham to Newtown, Powys National Express
  2. Take the bus from Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office) to Machynlleth, Wynnstay Arms Hotel (Red Lion Hotel PH) X85

$30 - $34

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Dolgellau 104.6 miles

$22 - $35

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 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Dolgellau via Newtown, Powys, Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office), Machynlleth, Wynnstay Arms Hotel (Red Lion Hotel PH), and Machynlleth, Clock (White Lion Hotel PH) in around 5 h 31 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 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Bus operators
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office) to Machynlleth, Wynnstay Arms Hotel (Red Lion Hotel PH)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Birmingham to Dolgellau?

The distance between Birmingham and Dolgellau is 137 km. The road distance is 167 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Dolgellau?

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Dolgellau is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 58 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Birmingham to Dolgellau?

The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Dolgellau is to drive which takes 1 h 58 min and costs £16 - £24.

Is there a direct bus between Birmingham and Dolgellau?

No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham to Dolgellau. However, there are services departing from Birmingham and arriving at Dolgellau, Ffordd Arran Road (Dolgellau Depot) via Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office) and Machynlleth, Clock (White Lion Hotel PH). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 31 min.

How long does it take to get from Birmingham to Dolgellau?

It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Birmingham to Dolgellau, including transfers.