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There are 3 ways to get from Chester to Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway by bus, taxi, train or car

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Bus, taxi  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Flint to Bangor, Gwynedd National Express
  2. Take a taxi from Bangor, Gwynedd to Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway

$114 - $160

Cheapest option

Train, Steam train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Llandudno Junction
  2. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog
  3. Take the Steam train from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Porthmadog

$52 - $85

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Chester to Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway 70.5 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Chester to Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chester to Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chester to Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Porthmadog via Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 3 min.

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The distance between Chester and Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway is 55 miles. The road distance is 70.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Chester to Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 3 h 57 min and costs £85 - £130.

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Chester to Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway, including transfers.

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Chester to Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Chester station.

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Chester to Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway train services, operated by Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways, arrive at Porthmadog station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chester to Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway is 71 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to drive from Chester to Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway.

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There are 762+ hotels available in Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chester to Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway.
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  • Distance: 54.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 57 min

What companies run services between Chester, England and Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway, Wales?

You can take a train from Chester to Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway via Llandudno Junction, Blaenau Ffestiniog, and Porthmadog in around 5 h 3 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $28
First Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Train from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
First Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Chester to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $50
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
Phone
01766 516024
Email
enquiries@ffwhr.com
Website
festrail.co.uk
Train from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Porthmadog
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23
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Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
Bus operators
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 Flint to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bangor, Gwynedd to Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Bangor Taxi
Phone
+4428 91 456 456
Website
bangorcabs.com
Seans Taxi
Phone
+441248 353 353
Website
seanstaxiservice.co.uk

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