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There are 3 ways to get from Caernarfon to Conwy by train, taxi or car

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Steam train  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the Steam train from Caernarfon to Porthmadog
  2. Take the Steam train from Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog

$27 - $31

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Taxi  •  46m

  1. Take a taxi from Caernarfon to Conwy 29.6 miles

$110 - $130

Drive  •  46m

  1. Drive from Caernarfon to Conwy 29.6 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Caernarfon to Conwy is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Caernarfon to Conwy is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Caernarfon to Conwy. However, there are services departing from Caernarfon and arriving at Betws-y-Coed via Porthmadog and Blaenau Ffestiniog. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 55m.

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The distance between Caernarfon and Conwy is 22 miles. The road distance is 29.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Conwy without a car is to Steam train which takes 5h 55m and costs £20 - £24.

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It takes approximately 5h 55m to get from Caernarfon to Conwy, including transfers.

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Caernarfon to Conwy train services, operated by Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways, depart from Caernarfon station.

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Caernarfon to Conwy train services, operated by Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways, arrive at Blaenau Ffestiniog station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Caernarfon to Conwy is 30 miles. It takes approximately 46m to drive from Caernarfon to Conwy.

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There are 738+ hotels available in Conwy. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Caernarfon to Conwy.
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  • Distance: 22 miles
  • Duration: 5h 55m

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

You can take a train from Caernarfon to Conwy via Porthmadog and Blaenau Ffestiniog in around 5h 55m.

Train operators
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
Phone
01766 516024
Email
enquiries@ffwhr.com
Website
festrail.co.uk
Train from Caernarfon to Porthmadog
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
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Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
Train from Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23
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Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
Other operators
Taxi from Caernarfon to Conwy
Ave. Duration
46m
Estimated price
$110 - $130

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