There are 4 ways to get from Caernarfon to Rhyl by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, train  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) to Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) 5C / ...
  2. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Rhyl

$15 - $40

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Bus  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) 5C / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Rhyl National Express

$10 - $16

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Caernarfon to Rhyl 39.4 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Caernarfon to Rhyl 39.4 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Caernarfon to Rhyl is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Caernarfon to Rhyl is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Caernarfon station to Rhyl. However, there are services departing from Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) and arriving at Rhyl via Bangor, Gwynedd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

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The distance between Caernarfon and Rhyl is 35 miles. The road distance is 39.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Rhyl without a car is to bus and train which takes 1 h 41 min and costs £11 - £30.

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It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to get from Caernarfon to Rhyl, including transfers.

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Caernarfon to Rhyl bus services, operated by Arriva Cymru, arrive at Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station).

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Caernarfon to Rhyl bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Rhyl station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Caernarfon to Rhyl is 39 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Caernarfon to Rhyl.

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There are 629+ hotels available in Rhyl. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Caernarfon to Rhyl.
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  • Distance: 34.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 41 min

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

You can take a bus from Caernarfon to Rhyl via Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) and Bangor, Gwynedd in around 2 h 52 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Rhyl
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
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 Rhyl
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) to Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) to Bangor, Ysgol Gynradd
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Clynnog & Trefor Motor C
Phone
+44(0)1286 660208
Email
info@clynnogandtrefor.com
Website
clynnogandtrefor.com
Bus from Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) to Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
clynnogandtrefor.com
Bus from Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
clynnogandtrefor.com
Gwynfor Coaches
Phone
01248 722 694
Email
mail@gwynforcoaches.co.uk
Website
gwynforcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) to Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
gwynforcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
gwynforcoaches.co.uk
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 Rhyl
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Caernarfon to Rhyl
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Bangor Taxi
Phone
+4428 91 456 456
Website
bangorcabs.com
Seans Taxi
Phone
+441248 353 353
Website
seanstaxiservice.co.uk

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