There are 5 ways to get from Chester to Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus via Bangor (Gwynedd)  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
  2. Take the bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Porthmadog, Rhes Cambrian (Porthmadog Tesco) T2 / ...

$35 - $68

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) to Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris) T3
  2. Take the bus from Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris) to Porthmadog, Station (Porthmadog Railway Station) T2

$28 - $30

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Llandudno Junction
  2. Take the bus from Llandudno Junction, Station (Llandudno Junction Station) to Blaenau Ffestiniog, Cwm (NatWest Bank) X19
  3. Take the bus from Blaenau Ffestiniog, Cwm (NatWest Bank) to Porthmadog, Station (Porthmadog Railway Station) 3B / ...

$31 - $61

Train, bus #2  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Llandudno Junction
  2. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog
  3. Take the bus from Blaenau Ffestiniog, Cwm (NatWest Bank) to Porthmadog, Station (Porthmadog Railway Station) 3B / ...

$31 - $67

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

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

$15 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chester to Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway is to drive which costs £11 - £18 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 - £18 and takes 1 h 27 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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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Chester to Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chester to Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway station. However, there are services departing from Chester, Grosvenor Street (Save the Children Shop) and arriving at Porthmadog, Station (Porthmadog Railway Station) via Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) and Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 39 min.

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There are 705+ hotels available in Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway. Prices start at $70 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 19 min

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

You can take a bus from Chester to Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway via Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station), Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris), and Porthmadog, Station (Porthmadog Railway Station) in around 5 h 39 min.

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
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Chester to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Train from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
First Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Chester to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Bus operators
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Porthmadog, Rhes Cambrian (Porthmadog Tesco)
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) to Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris)
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris) to Porthmadog, Station (Porthmadog Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.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 Porthmadog, Rhes Cambrian (Porthmadog Tesco)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
gwynforcoaches.co.uk
Llew Jones Coaches
Phone
+44 1492 640320
Email
info@llewjonesinternational.co.uk
Website
llewjonesinternational.co.uk
Bus from Llandudno Junction, Station (Llandudno Junction Station) to Blaenau Ffestiniog, Cwm (NatWest Bank)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
llewjonesinternational.co.uk
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Blaenau Ffestiniog, Cwm (NatWest Bank) to Porthmadog, Station (Porthmadog Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
John's Coaches
Phone
+44 1766 831781
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Blaenau Ffestiniog, Queen`s Hotel (Queen`s Hotel PH) to Porthmadog, Station (Porthmadog Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
John's Coaches

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