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

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Train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Machynlleth

$40 - $65

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Bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberystwyth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 to Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square T2

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 - £25 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 - £25 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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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, Sgw�r Eldon Square via Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 21 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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The best way to get from Birmingham to Dolgellau without a car is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Birmingham to Dolgellau, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Dolgellau bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Dolgellau is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 21 min.

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Birmingham to Dolgellau bus services, operated by Lloyd's Coaches, arrive at Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Dolgellau is 105 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to drive from Birmingham to Dolgellau.

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  • Distance: 85.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 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 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Dolgellau via Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 in around 5 h 21 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 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberystwyth
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Lloyd's Coaches

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There are 585+ hotels available in Dolgellau. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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