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There are 6 ways to get from Caernarfon to Llandudno by taxi, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Taxi, bus  •  49m

  1. Take a taxi from Caernarfon to Bangor, Gwynedd
  2. Take the bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Llandudno National Express

$45 - $55

Cheapest option

Steam train, train  •  6h 35m

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

$34 - $41

4 alternative options

Taxi, train  •  1h 12m

  1. Take a taxi from Caernarfon to Bangor (Gwynedd)
  2. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Llandudno Junction

$45 - $66

Taxi, train via Llanfairpwll  •  1h 21m

  1. Take a taxi from Caernarfon to Llanfairpwll
  2. Take the train from Llanfairpwll to Llandudno Junction

$45 - $58

Taxi  •  35m

  1. Take a taxi from Caernarfon to Llandudno 29.6 miles

$110 - $130

Drive  •  35m

  1. Drive from Caernarfon to Llandudno 29.6 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Caernarfon to Llandudno is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Caernarfon to Llandudno is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Caernarfon to Llandudno. However, there are services departing from Caernarfon and arriving at Llandudno via Porthmadog and Blaenau Ffestiniog. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 35m.

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

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Llandudno without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 49m and costs £30 - £45.

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It takes approximately 49m to get from Caernarfon to Llandudno, including transfers.

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

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Caernarfon to Llandudno train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Llandudno station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Caernarfon to Llandudno is 30 miles. It takes approximately 35m to drive from Caernarfon to Llandudno.

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There are 729+ hotels available in Llandudno. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Caernarfon to Llandudno.
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  • Distance: 22.3 miles
  • Duration: 49m

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

You can take a train from Caernarfon to Llandudno via Porthmadog and Blaenau Ffestiniog in around 6h 35m.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
First Anytime Day Single
$9 - $15
Train from Llanfairpwll to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
First Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Train from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Llandudno
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $19
First Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $21
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
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 Llandudno
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Caernarfon to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
14m
Estimated price
$35 - $50

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