There are 3 ways to get from Caernarfon to Colwyn Bay by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, train  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Caernarfon to Upper Bangor, Coleg Menai T2
  2. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Colwyn Bay

£6 - £29

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Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Caernarfon to Colwyn Bay 29.2 miles

£60 - £75

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Caernarfon to Colwyn Bay 29.2 miles

£4 - £8

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The cheapest way to get from Caernarfon to Colwyn Bay is to drive which costs £4 - £8 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Caernarfon to Colwyn Bay is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 34 min.

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The distance between Caernarfon and Colwyn Bay is 25 miles. The road distance is 29.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Colwyn Bay without a car is to bus and train which takes 1h 26m and costs £6 - £29.

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It takes approximately 1h 26m to get from Caernarfon to Colwyn Bay, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Caernarfon to Colwyn Bay is 29 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Caernarfon to Colwyn Bay.

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There are 1042+ hotels available in Colwyn Bay. Prices start at £50 per night.

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Map of how to get from Caernarfon to Colwyn Bay.
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  • Distance: 25 miles
  • Duration: 1h 26m

What companies run services between Caernarfon, Wales and Colwyn Bay, Wales?

There is no direct connection from Caernarfon to Colwyn Bay. However, you can take the bus to Upper Bangor, Coleg Menai, take the walk to Bangor (Gwynedd), then take the train to Colwyn Bay. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Colwyn Bay.

Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Colwyn Bay
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
First Anytime Day Single
£9 - £14
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Colwyn Bay
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£7 - £29
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£21 - £29
Bus operators
Lloyd's Coaches
Other operators
Taxi from Caernarfon to Colwyn Bay
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Town Cabs
Phone
+44 7831 268 995
Website
towncabscaernarfon.co.uk
Go Ahead Taxis
Phone
+44 7760 288 009
Website
goaheadtaxi.co.uk
Caernarfon Taxi Service
Phone
+44 7979 475 246

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