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There are 3 ways to get from Conwy to Caernarfon by train, taxi or car

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Steam train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the Steam train from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Porthmadog
  2. Take the Steam train from Porthmadog to Caernarfon

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Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Conwy to Caernarfon 29.7 miles

$110 - $140

1 alternative option

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Conwy to Caernarfon 29.7 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Conwy to Caernarfon is to drive which costs £4 - £8 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Conwy to Caernarfon is to taxi which costs £85 - £100 and takes 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Conwy to Caernarfon. However, there are services departing from Betws-y-Coed and arriving at Caernarfon via Blaenau Ffestiniog and Porthmadog. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 51 min.

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The distance between Conwy and Caernarfon is 22 miles. The road distance is 29.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Conwy to Caernarfon without a car is to Steam train which takes 5 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Conwy to Caernarfon, including transfers.

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Conwy to Caernarfon train services, operated by Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways, depart from Blaenau Ffestiniog station.

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Conwy to Caernarfon train services, operated by Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways, arrive at Caernarfon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Conwy to Caernarfon is 30 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Conwy to Caernarfon.

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There are 812+ hotels available in Caernarfon. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Conwy to Caernarfon.
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  • Distance: 22 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 51 min

What companies run services between Conwy, Wales and Caernarfon, Wales?

You can take a train from Conwy to Caernarfon via Blaenau Ffestiniog and Porthmadog in around 5 h 51 min.

Train operators
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
Train from Porthmadog to Caernarfon
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
Other operators
Taxi from Conwy to Caernarfon
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Bangor Taxi
Phone
+4428 91 456 456
Website
bangorcabs.com
Seans Taxi
Phone
+441248 353 353
Website
seanstaxiservice.co.uk

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