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There are 4 ways to get from Caernarfon to Porthmadog Harbour Station by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 1 bus  •  47 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Caernarfon, Rhes Gwstenin to Porthmadog, Heol-y-Parc 1

$4 - $6

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Steam train  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the Steam train from Caernarfon to Porthmadog

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Caernarfon to Porthmadog Harbour Station 19.5 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Caernarfon to Porthmadog Harbour Station 19.5 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Caernarfon to Porthmadog Harbour Station is to line 1 bus which costs £3 - £5 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Caernarfon to Porthmadog Harbour Station is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Caernarfon, Rhes Gwstenin and arriving at Porthmadog, Heol-y-Parc. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Caernarfon and arriving at Porthmadog. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Caernarfon and Porthmadog Harbour Station is 16 miles. The road distance is 19.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Porthmadog Harbour Station without a car is to line 1 bus which takes 47 min and costs £3 - £5.

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The line 1 bus from Caernarfon, Rhes Gwstenin to Porthmadog, Heol-y-Parc takes 43 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Caernarfon to Porthmadog Harbour Station bus services, operated by Arriva Cymru, depart from Caernarfon, Rhes Gwstenin station.

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

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Porthmadog Harbour Station is to line 1 bus which takes 47 min and costs £3 - £5. Alternatively, you can Steam train, which costs and takes 2 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Caernarfon to Porthmadog Harbour Station.
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  • Distance: 16.1 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

What companies run services between Caernarfon, Wales and Porthmadog Harbour Station, Wales?

Arriva Cymru operates a bus from Caernarfon to Porthmadog Harbour Station twice daily. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 43 min. Alternatively, Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways operates a train from Caernarfon to Porthmadog Harbour Station twice daily, and the journey takes 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
Phone
01766 516024
Email
enquiries@ffwhr.com
Website
festrail.co.uk
Train from Caernarfon to Porthmadog
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Caernarfon, Rhes Gwstenin to Porthmadog, Heol-y-Parc
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Caernarfon to Porthmadog Harbour Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Bangor Taxi
Phone
+4428 91 456 456
Website
bangorcabs.com
Seans Taxi
Phone
+441248 353 353
Website
seanstaxiservice.co.uk

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Caernarfon to Porthmadog Harbour Station bus services, operated by Arriva Cymru, arrive at Porthmadog, Heol-y-Parc station.

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Caernarfon to Porthmadog Harbour Station train services, operated by Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways, arrive at Porthmadog station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Caernarfon to Porthmadog Harbour Station is 20 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Caernarfon to Porthmadog Harbour Station.

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There are 771+ hotels available in Porthmadog Harbour Station. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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