There are 5 ways to get from Chester to Portmeirion by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3 h 7 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

$32 - $62

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 24 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 Portmeirion, Tollgate 39 / ...

$29 - $31

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Train, bus via Bangor (Gwynedd)  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
  2. Take the bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Portmeirion, Tollgate T2

$36 - $70

Train  •  3 h 48 min

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

$32 - $68

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Chester to Portmeirion 69.4 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Chester to Portmeirion is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chester to Portmeirion is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chester to Portmeirion. However, there are services departing from Chester, Grosvenor Street (Save the Children Shop) and arriving at Portmeirion, Tollgate via Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) and Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

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The distance between Chester and Portmeirion is 54 miles. The road distance is 69.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chester to Portmeirion without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 7 min and costs £24 - £50.

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Chester to Portmeirion, including transfers.

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Chester to Portmeirion bus services, operated by Lloyds Coaches, arrive at Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station).

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The best way to get from Chester to Portmeirion is to train which takes 3 h 48 min and costs £24 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £24 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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Chester to Portmeirion bus services, operated by Lloyds Coaches, arrive at Portmeirion, Tollgate station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chester to Portmeirion is 69 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to drive from Chester to Portmeirion.

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  • Distance: 54 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 7 min

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

You can take a train from Chester to Portmeirion via Llandudno Junction, Blaenau Ffestiniog, and Blaenau Ffestiniog, Cwm (NatWest Bank) in around 3 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chester to Portmeirion via Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) and Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris) in around 5 h 24 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
$29 - $45
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
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
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
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
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Bus operators
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
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Portmeirion, Tollgate
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 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
$19
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris) to Portmeirion, Tollgate
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com

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