There are 5 ways to get from Dolgellau to London by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Machynlleth to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston

$122 - $197

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Machynlleth, Bus Depot (Machynlleth Railway Station) to Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office) X85
  2. Take the bus from Newtown, Powys to London Marble Arch National Express

$35 - $41

3 alternative options

Train via Crewe  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Machynlleth to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to London Euston

$146 - $228

Train via London Marylebone  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Machynlleth to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone

$122 - $187

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Dolgellau to London 217.8 miles

$45 - $70

What companies run services between Dolgellau, Wales and London, England?

You can take a train from Dolgellau to London via Machynlleth, Bus Depot (Machynlleth Railway Station), Machynlleth, and Birmingham New Street in around 5 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dolgellau to London via Machynlleth, Bus Depot (Machynlleth Railway Station), Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office), and Newtown, Powys in around 8 h 53 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Machynlleth to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Train from Machynlleth to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Train from Shrewsbury to Crewe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $21
First Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $120
Train from Crewe to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Bus operators
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Machynlleth, Bus Depot (Machynlleth Railway Station) to Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dolgellau to London?

The distance between Dolgellau and London is 291 km. The road distance is 349 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Dolgellau to London?

The cheapest way to get from Dolgellau to London is to bus which costs £25 - £30 and takes 8 h 53 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Dolgellau to London?

The quickest way to get from Dolgellau to London is to drive which takes 3 h 52 min and costs £30 - £50.

Is there a direct bus between Dolgellau and London?

No, there is no direct bus from Dolgellau to London. However, there are services departing from Dolgellau, Ysgol y Gader (Dolgellau Depot) and arriving at London Marble Arch via Machynlleth, Bus Depot (Machynlleth Railway Station) and Newtown, Powys. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 53 min.

How long does it take to get from Dolgellau to London?

It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Dolgellau to London, including transfers.