There are 3 ways to get from Chester to Barmouth by bus, train 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

Line 1 bus, bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Chester, Grosvenor Street (Save the Children Shop) to Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) 1
  2. Take the bus from Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) to Barmouth, Bryn-y-Mor T3

$24 - $26

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Machynlleth
  3. Take the train from Machynlleth to Barmouth

$49 - $75

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Chester to Barmouth 67.9 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Chester to Barmouth is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chester to Barmouth is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The distance between Chester and Barmouth is 59 miles. The road distance is 67.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Chester to Barmouth, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chester to Barmouth. However, there are services departing from Chester, Grosvenor Street (Save the Children Shop) and arriving at Barmouth, Bryn-y-Mor via Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chester to Barmouth. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Barmouth via Shrewsbury and Machynlleth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Chester to Barmouth.
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  • Distance: 58.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

What companies run services between Chester, England and Barmouth, Wales?

You can take a bus from Chester to Barmouth via Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) in around 4 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chester to Barmouth via Shrewsbury and Machynlleth in around 4 h 57 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $26
First Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Shrewsbury to Machynlleth
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Machynlleth to Barmouth
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $15
First Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chester, Grosvenor Street (Save the Children Shop) to Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 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 Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) to Barmouth, Bryn-y-Mor
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com

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