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

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Bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Llangollen, Parade Street to Barmouth, Jubilee Road T3

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Train  •  5 h 6 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

$51 - $81

1 alternative option

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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No, there is no direct bus from Chester to Barmouth. However, there are services departing from Chester, Grosvenor Street and arriving at Barmouth, Jubilee Road via Wrexham, Bus Station and Llangollen, Parade Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 18 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 5 h 6 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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The best way to get from Chester to Barmouth without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Chester to Barmouth, including transfers.

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Chester to Barmouth bus services, operated by Lloyd's Coaches, depart from Llangollen, Parade Street station.

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Chester to Barmouth train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Chester station.

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The best way to get from Chester to Barmouth is to bus which takes 4 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £35 - £65 and takes 5 h 6 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 18 min

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

Lloyd's Coaches operates a bus from Chester to Barmouth hourly, and the journey takes 2 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chester to Barmouth via Shrewsbury and Machynlleth in around 5 h 6 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 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Train from Shrewsbury to Machynlleth
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Machynlleth to Barmouth
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $15
First Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
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Chester to Barmouth bus services, operated by Lloyd's Coaches, arrive at Barmouth, Jubilee Road station.

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Chester to Barmouth train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Barmouth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chester to Barmouth is 68 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to drive from Chester to Barmouth.

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