There are 2 ways to get from Chester to Bethesda by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
  2. Take the bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Bethesda, Spar (Bethesda War Memorial) 67L / ...

$30 - $68

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Chester to Bethesda 62.8 miles

$13 - $20

Questions & Answers

The distance between Chester and Bethesda is 49 miles. The road distance is 62.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Chester to Bethesda without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Chester to Bethesda, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chester to Bethesda is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to drive from Chester to Bethesda.

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There are 1230+ hotels available in Bethesda. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chester to Bethesda.
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  • Distance: 48.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

What companies run services between Chester, England and Bethesda, Gwynedd, Wales?

There is no direct connection from Chester to Bethesda. However, you can take the train to Bangor (Gwynedd), take the walk to Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station), take the bus to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station), then take the bus to Bethesda, Spar (Bethesda War Memorial). Alternatively, you can take the drive to Bethesda.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Bethesda, Spar (Bethesda War Memorial)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Llew Jones Coaches
Phone
+44 1492 640320
Email
info@llewjonesinternational.co.uk
Website
llewjonesinternational.co.uk
Bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Bethesda, Spar (Bethesda War Memorial)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
llewjonesinternational.co.uk

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