There are 3 ways to get from Caernarfon to Portmeirion by bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  50 min

  1. T2 / ...


2 alternative options

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. 22.5 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  32 min

  1. 22.5 miles

$4 - $7

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

Lloyds Coaches operates a bus from Caernarfon to Portmeirion every 2 hours. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 50 min. John's Coaches also services this route once a week.

Bus operators
Lloyds Coaches
John's Coaches
Bus from Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) to Portmeirion, Tollgate
Ave. Duration
52 min
Once a week
Estimated price
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from Caernarfon to Portmeirion
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Bangor Taxi
+4428 91 456 456
Seans Taxi
+441248 353 353

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Caernarfon and Portmeirion is 28 km. The road distance is 36 km.

The cheapest way to get from Caernarfon to Portmeirion is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 32 min.

The quickest way to get from Caernarfon to Portmeirion is to taxi which takes 32 min and costs £65 - £80.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Caernarfon, Rhes Gwstenin and arriving at Portmeirion, Tollgate. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

The bus from Caernarfon, Rhes Gwstenin to Portmeirion, Tollgate takes 50 min including transfers and departs every two hours.