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There are 4 ways to get from Blackpool to Caernarfon Castle by train, bus, night 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.

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Train, bus  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Warrington Bank Quay
  3. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Chester
  4. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
  5. Take the bus from Upper Bangor, Coleg Menai to Caernarfon T2

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the night bus from Blackpool to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place National Express
  2. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd National Express

£26 - £34

2 alternative options

Train  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

£36 - £73

Drive  •  2h 25m

  1. Drive from Blackpool to Caernarfon Castle 140.1 miles

£23 - £35

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The cheapest way to get from Blackpool to Caernarfon Castle is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Blackpool to Caernarfon Castle is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Blackpool to Caernarfon Castle. However, there are services departing from Blackpool and arriving at Caernarfon via Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and Bangor. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 13m.

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The distance between Blackpool and Caernarfon Castle is 69 miles. The road distance is 140.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Blackpool to Caernarfon Castle without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 4m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 4m to get from Blackpool to Caernarfon Castle, including transfers.

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Blackpool to Caernarfon Castle bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Blackpool station.

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Blackpool to Caernarfon Castle bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bangor, Gwynedd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Blackpool to Caernarfon Castle is 140 miles. It takes approximately 2h 25m to drive from Blackpool to Caernarfon Castle.

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There are 1117+ hotels available in Caernarfon Castle. Prices start at £80 per night.

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Map of how to get from Blackpool to Caernarfon Castle.
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  • Distance: 69.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 4m

What companies run services between Blackpool, England and Caernarfon Castle, Wales?

You can take a train from Blackpool to Caernarfon Castle via Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Lime Street Low Level, Chester, Bangor (Gwynedd), Upper Bangor, Coleg Menai, and Caernarfon in around 5h 17m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Preston
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Chester
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Preston
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£11 - £17
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £17
Train from Preston to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £24
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £24
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £40
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Chester
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
First Anytime Day Single
£8 - £13
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £27
First Anytime Day Single
£29 - £45
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
Night bus from Blackpool to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£12 - £16
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National Express
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£14 - £19
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National Express

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