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

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Steam train  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the Steam train from Caernarfon to Porthmadog

$1 - $3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  32m

  1. Take a taxi from Caernarfon to Portmeirion 22.5 miles

$85 - $100

Drive  •  32m

  1. Drive from Caernarfon to Portmeirion 22.5 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Caernarfon to Portmeirion is to Steam train which costs £1 - £3 and takes 3h 19m.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Caernarfon to Portmeirion. However, there are services departing from Caernarfon and arriving at Minffordd via Porthmadog. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 19m.

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The distance between Caernarfon and Portmeirion is 17 miles. The road distance is 22.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Portmeirion without a car is to Steam train which takes 3h 19m and costs £1 - £3.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Caernarfon to Portmeirion, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Caernarfon to Portmeirion is 22 miles. It takes approximately 32m to drive from Caernarfon to Portmeirion.

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There are 831+ hotels available in Portmeirion. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Caernarfon to Portmeirion.
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  • Distance: 17.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 19m

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

Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways operates a train from Caernarfon to Portmeirion twice daily, and the journey takes 2h 15m.

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
Other operators
Taxi from Caernarfon to Portmeirion
Ave. Duration
32m
Estimated price
$85 - $100

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