There are 5 ways to get from Cheltenham to Portmeirion by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Machynlleth
  3. Take the bus from Machynlleth, Bus Depot (Machynlleth Railway Station) to Portmeirion, Tollgate T2

$91 - $134

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Bus National Express  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberystwyth
  3. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Portmeirion, Tollgate T2

$41 - $49

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Train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Machynlleth
  3. Take the train from Machynlleth to Minffordd

$93 - $145

Bus  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester, Bus Station to Hereford, Railway Station (Railway Station entrance) 33
  2. Take the bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station) 461 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 3 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) X47
  4. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Portmeirion, Tollgate T2

$60 - $62

Drive  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Portmeirion 165.6 miles

$35 - $55

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Portmeirion. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Portmeirion, Tollgate via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to Portmeirion. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Minffordd via Birmingham New Street and Machynlleth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 44 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Portmeirion is 111 miles. The road distance is 165.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Portmeirion without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to get from Cheltenham to Portmeirion, including transfers.

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Cheltenham to Portmeirion bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cheltenham station.

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Cheltenham to Portmeirion train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Portmeirion is to train which takes 6 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 12 min.

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Cheltenham to Portmeirion bus services, operated by Lloyds Coaches, arrive at Portmeirion, Tollgate station.

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Cheltenham to Portmeirion train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Minffordd station.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Portmeirion.
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  • Distance: 110.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 33 min

What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and Portmeirion, Wales?

You can take a train from Cheltenham to Portmeirion via Birmingham New Street and Machynlleth in around 6 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Portmeirion via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Aberystwyth, and Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) in around 9 h 12 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Machynlleth
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Machynlleth to Minffordd
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Machynlleth, Bus Depot (Machynlleth Railway Station) to Portmeirion, Tollgate
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Portmeirion, Tollgate
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
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 Cheltenham to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberystwyth
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester, Bus Station to Hereford, Railway Station (Railway Station entrance)
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Sargeants Bros.
Phone
01544-230481
Email
dave@sargeantsbros.com
Website
sargeantsbros.com
Bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
sargeantsbros.com
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 3 (Aberystwyth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
celtic-travel.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Portmeirion is 166 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to drive from Cheltenham to Portmeirion.

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