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There are 5 ways to get from Bristol to Dolgellau by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Machynlleth

$152 - $216

Cheapest option

Train, fly, drive  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Anglesey (VLY) CWL - VLY
  3. Drive from Anglesey to Dolgellau

$59 - $173

3 alternative options

Train via Shrewsbury  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Machynlleth

$133 - $221

Bus  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberystwyth National Express

$111 - $144

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Dolgellau 144.9 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Dolgellau is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Dolgellau is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Dolgellau is 105 miles. The road distance is 144.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Dolgellau without a car is to train which takes 4 h 58 min and costs £110 - £170.

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Bristol to Dolgellau, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Dolgellau is to train which takes 4 h 58 min and costs £110 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £85 - £120 and takes 8 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Cardiff Airport to Anglesey Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Dolgellau is 145 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to drive from Bristol to Dolgellau.

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Flybe offers flights from Cardiff Airport to Anglesey Airport.

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There are 591+ hotels available in Dolgellau. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Dolgellau.
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  • Distance: 105 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

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

You can take a train from Bristol to Dolgellau via Birmingham New Street and Machynlleth in around 4 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Dolgellau via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth, and Dovey Junction in around 8 h 13 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Anglesey
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
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
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
First Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Train from Shrewsbury to Machynlleth
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberystwyth
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
National Express

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