There are 3 ways to get from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Bala by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Blaenau Ffestiniog, Cwm (NatWest Bank) to Tan-y-bwlch, Oakeley Arms (Oakeley Arms Hotel PH) 3B / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tan-y-bwlch, Oakeley Arms (Oakeley Arms Hotel PH) to Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris) T2 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris) to Bala, Y Badell Aur (Y Badell Aur Cafe) T3

$17 - $18

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Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Bala 20.8 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Bala 20.8 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Bala is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Bala is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Bala. However, there are services departing from Blaenau Ffestiniog, Cwm (NatWest Bank) and arriving at Bala, Y Badell Aur (Y Badell Aur Cafe) via Tan-y-bwlch, Oakeley Arms (Oakeley Arms Hotel PH) and Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 57 min.

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The distance between Blaenau Ffestiniog and Bala is 15 miles. The road distance is 20.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Bala without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 57 min and costs £12 - £14.

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It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Bala, including transfers.

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Blaenau Ffestiniog to Bala bus services, operated by Arriva Cymru, depart from Blaenau Ffestiniog, Cwm (NatWest Bank) station.

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Blaenau Ffestiniog to Bala bus services, operated by Lloyds Coaches, arrive at Bala, Y Badell Aur (Y Badell Aur Cafe) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Blaenau Ffestiniog to Bala is 21 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Bala.

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There are 461+ hotels available in Bala. Prices start at $111 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Bala.
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  • Distance: 15.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 57 min

What companies run services between Blaenau Ffestiniog, Wales and Bala, Wales?

You can take a bus from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Bala via Tan-y-bwlch, Oakeley Arms (Oakeley Arms Hotel PH) and Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris) in around 2 h 57 min.

Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Blaenau Ffestiniog, Cwm (NatWest Bank) to Tan-y-bwlch, Oakeley Arms (Oakeley Arms Hotel PH)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Blaenau Ffestiniog, Station (Blaenau Ffestiniog Station) to Tan-y-bwlch, Oakeley Arms (Oakeley Arms Hotel PH)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Tan-y-bwlch, Oakeley Arms (Oakeley Arms Hotel PH) to Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris) to Bala, Y Badell Aur (Y Badell Aur Cafe)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
John's Coaches
Phone
+44 1766 831781
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Blaenau Ffestiniog, Queen`s Hotel (Queen`s Hotel PH) to Tan-y-bwlch, Oakeley Arms (Oakeley Arms Hotel PH)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
John's Coaches
Other operators
Taxi from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Bala
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Bangor Taxi
Phone
+4428 91 456 456
Website
bangorcabs.com
Seans Taxi
Phone
+441248 353 353
Website
seanstaxiservice.co.uk

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