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

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Train, bus  •  1 h 53 min

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

$28 - $64

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Chester to Caernarfon Castle 69.9 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Chester to Caernarfon Castle is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chester to Caernarfon Castle is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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The distance between Chester and Caernarfon Castle is 58 miles. The road distance is 69.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chester to Caernarfon Castle without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 53 min and costs £21 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from Chester to Caernarfon Castle, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chester to Caernarfon Castle is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to drive from Chester to Caernarfon Castle.

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There are 820+ hotels available in Caernarfon Castle. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chester to Caernarfon Castle.
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  • Distance: 57.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 53 min

What companies run services between Chester, England and Caernarfon Castle, Wales?

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

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, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
30 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 Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Efco
Phone
01407 721111
Email
Mail@EifionsCoaches.co.uk
Website
eifionscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
eifionscoaches.co.uk
Clynnog & Trefor Motor C
Phone
+44(0)1286 660208
Email
info@clynnogandtrefor.com
Website
clynnogandtrefor.com
Bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
28 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 Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
gwynforcoaches.co.uk

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