There are 3 ways to get from Dublin to Portmeirion by car ferry, car, bus or bus and ferry

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Car ferry, drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Portmeirion

$50 - $59

2 alternative options

Car ferry, bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Portmeirion, Tollgate T2

$60 - $83

Bus and ferry, bus  •  16 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberystwyth
  3. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Portmeirion, Tollgate T2

$54 - $64

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Portmeirion is to car ferry and drive which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 4 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Portmeirion is to car ferry and drive which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 4 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Portmeirion. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Portmeirion, Tollgate via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 42 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Portmeirion is 151 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Portmeirion without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 6 h 47 min and costs 50€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Dublin to Portmeirion, including transfers.

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Dublin to Portmeirion bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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

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There are 853+ hotels available in Portmeirion. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Portmeirion.
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  • Distance: 94.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Portmeirion, Wales?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Portmeirion. However, you can take the car ferry to Holyhead then take the drive to Portmeirion. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dublin to Portmeirion via Holyhead, Holyhead, Bangor (Gwynedd), and Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) in around 6 h 47 min.

Bus operators
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 Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Portmeirion, Tollgate
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberystwyth
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $44
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $44
car
$118
Passenger
$42

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