There are 3 ways to get from Caernarfon to Machynlleth by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Caernarfon to Machynlleth T2

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Caernarfon to Porthmadog T2
  2. Take the train from Porthmadog to Machynlleth

£14 - £21

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 15m

  1. Drive from Caernarfon to Machynlleth 56.5 miles

£9 - £14

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The cheapest way to get from Caernarfon to Machynlleth is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Caernarfon to Machynlleth is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Caernarfon and arriving at Machynlleth. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2h 21m.

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The distance between Caernarfon and Machynlleth is 42 miles. The road distance is 56.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Machynlleth without a car is to bus which takes 2h 21m and costs .

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The bus from Caernarfon to Machynlleth takes 2h 21m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Caernarfon to Machynlleth bus services, operated by Lloyd's Coaches, depart from Caernarfon station.

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Caernarfon to Machynlleth bus services, operated by Lloyd's Coaches, arrive at Machynlleth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Caernarfon to Machynlleth is 57 miles. It takes approximately 1h 15m to drive from Caernarfon to Machynlleth.

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There are 552+ hotels available in Machynlleth. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Caernarfon to Machynlleth.
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  • Distance: 41.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 21m

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

Lloyd's Coaches operates a bus from Caernarfon to Machynlleth every 4 hours, and the journey takes 2h 21m.

Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Porthmadog to Machynlleth
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £21
First Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Bus operators
Lloyd's Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Caernarfon to Machynlleth
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Lloyd's Coaches
Bus from Caernarfon to Porthmadog
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Lloyd's Coaches

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