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

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street

$53 - $137

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Bus  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express

$19 - $26

2 alternative options

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Birmingham New Street

$58 - $144

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Caernarfon to Birmingham 134.4 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Caernarfon to Birmingham is to bus which costs £14 - £21 and takes 7 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Caernarfon to Birmingham is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Caernarfon station to Birmingham station. However, there are services departing from Caernarfon, Bus Station and arriving at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth via Bangor, Gwynedd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 27 min.

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The distance between Caernarfon and Birmingham is 110 miles. The road distance is 134.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Birmingham without a car is to train which takes 4 h 15 min and costs £40 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Caernarfon to Birmingham, including transfers.

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Caernarfon to Birmingham bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bangor, Gwynedd station.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Birmingham is to train which takes 4 h 15 min and costs £40 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £21 and takes 7 h 27 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Caernarfon to Birmingham is 134 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to drive from Caernarfon to Birmingham.

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  • Distance: 109.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

What companies run services between Caernarfon, Wales and Birmingham, England?

You can take a train from Caernarfon to Birmingham via Bangor, Railway Station, Bangor (Gwynedd), and Crewe in around 4 h 15 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Caernarfon to Birmingham once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $22 and the journey takes 5 h 55 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
First Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
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 Bangor, Gwynedd to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
National Express

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