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

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Train, Steam train  •  2h 39m

  1. Take the train from Betws-y-Coed to Blaenau Ffestiniog
  2. Take the Steam train from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Porthmadog

£21 - £23

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Taxi  •  42m

  1. Take a taxi from Conwy to Porthmadog 27.8 miles

£75 - £95

Drive  •  42m

  1. Drive from Conwy to Porthmadog 27.8 miles

£4 - £7

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The cheapest way to get from Conwy to Porthmadog is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Conwy to Porthmadog is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Conwy to Porthmadog. However, there are services departing from Betws-y-Coed and arriving at Porthmadog via Blaenau Ffestiniog. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 39m.

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The distance between Conwy and Porthmadog is 19 miles. The road distance is 27.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Conwy to Porthmadog without a car is to train and Steam train which takes 2h 39m and costs £21 - £24.

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It takes approximately 2h 39m to get from Conwy to Porthmadog, including transfers.

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Conwy to Porthmadog train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Betws-y-Coed station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Conwy to Porthmadog is 28 miles. It takes approximately 42m to drive from Conwy to Porthmadog.

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  • Distance: 19.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 39m

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

You can take a train from Conwy to Porthmadog via Blaenau Ffestiniog in around 2h 39m.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Betws-y-Coed to Blaenau Ffestiniog
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
First Anytime Day Single
£5 - £9
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
Phone
01766 516024
Email
enquiries@ffwhr.com
Website
festrail.co.uk
Train from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Porthmadog
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£17
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Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
Other operators
Taxi from Conwy to Porthmadog
Ave. Duration
42m
Estimated price
£75 - £95
Seans Taxi
Phone
+441248 353 353
Website
seanstaxiservice.co.uk
Bangor Taxi
Phone
+4428 91 456 456
Website
bangorcabs.com

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