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There are 3 ways to get from Chester to Portmeirion by train, taxi or car

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Train, taxi  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
  2. Take a taxi from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Portmeirion

$135 - $199

Cheapest option

Train, Steam train  •  4 h 50 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 Boston Lodge Halt

$52 - $85

1 alternative option

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 train from Chester to Portmeirion. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Boston Lodge Halt via Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 50 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 taxi which takes 1 h 57 min and costs £100 - £160.

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It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from Chester to Portmeirion, including transfers.

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Chester to Portmeirion train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Chester station.

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Chester to Portmeirion train services, operated by Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways, arrive at Boston Lodge Halt 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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There are 831+ hotels available in Portmeirion. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chester to Portmeirion.
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  • Distance: 54 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 57 min

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

You can take a train from Chester to Portmeirion via Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog in around 4 h 50 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
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
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
57 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 Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Chester to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
48 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 Boston Lodge Halt
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23
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Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
Other operators
Taxi from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Portmeirion
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Seans Taxi
Phone
+441248 353 353
Website
seanstaxiservice.co.uk
Bangor Taxi
Phone
+4428 91 456 456
Website
bangorcabs.com

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