There are 4 ways to get from Caernarfon to Barmouth by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) to Porthmadog, Australia (Y Gestiana) T2 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Porthmadog, Australia (Y Gestiana) to Barmouth, Post Office (Barmouth Post Office) 39 / ...

$10 - $14

3 alternative options

Line 12 bus, train  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 12 bus from Caernarfon, Bro Helen to Pwllheli, Bus Station 12
  2. Take the train from Pwllheli to Barmouth

$21 - $29

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Caernarfon to Barmouth 39.3 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Caernarfon to Barmouth 39.3 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Caernarfon to Barmouth is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Caernarfon to Barmouth is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Caernarfon station to Barmouth. However, there are services departing from Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) and arriving at Barmouth, Post Office (Barmouth Post Office) via Porthmadog, Australia (Y Gestiana). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 37 min.

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The distance between Caernarfon and Barmouth is 30 miles. The road distance is 39.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Barmouth without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 37 min and costs £7 - £11.

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Caernarfon to Barmouth, including transfers.

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Caernarfon to Barmouth bus services, operated by Lloyds Coaches, arrive at Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station).

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Caernarfon to Barmouth bus services, operated by Lloyds Coaches, arrive at Barmouth, Post Office (Barmouth Post Office) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Caernarfon to Barmouth is 39 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Caernarfon to Barmouth.

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There are 597+ hotels available in Barmouth. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Caernarfon to Barmouth.
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  • Distance: 30.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

What companies run services between Caernarfon, Wales and Barmouth, Wales?

You can take a bus from Caernarfon to Barmouth via Porthmadog, Australia (Y Gestiana) in around 2 h 37 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Pwllheli to Barmouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $21
First Anytime Day Single
$20 - $30
Bus operators
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) to Porthmadog, Australia (Y Gestiana)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Porthmadog, Australia (Y Gestiana) to Barmouth, Post Office (Barmouth Post Office)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) to Porthmadog, Park (Porthmadog Park)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Gwynfor Coaches
Phone
01248 722 694
Email
mail@gwynforcoaches.co.uk
Website
gwynforcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Caernarfon, Rhes Gwstenin to Porthmadog, Australia (Y Gestiana)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
gwynforcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Porthmadog, Australia (Y Gestiana) to Barmouth, Post Office (Barmouth Post Office)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
gwynforcoaches.co.uk
John's Coaches
Phone
+44 1766 831781
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) to Porthmadog, Australia (Y Gestiana)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
John's Coaches
Clynnog & Trefor/Berwyn
Bus from Caernarfon, Bro Helen to Pwllheli, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Other operators
Taxi from Caernarfon to Barmouth
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Bangor Taxi
Phone
+4428 91 456 456
Website
bangorcabs.com
Seans Taxi
Phone
+441248 353 353
Website
seanstaxiservice.co.uk

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