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There are 3 ways to get from Holyhead to Caernarfon Castle by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Bangor (Gwynedd)
  2. Take the bus from Upper Bangor, Coleg Menai to Caernarfon T2

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Holyhead to Caernarfon Castle 29.5 miles

£60 - £75

1 alternative option

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Caernarfon Castle 29.5 miles

£5 - £8

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Caernarfon Castle is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Caernarfon Castle is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 33 min.

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The distance between Holyhead and Caernarfon Castle is 19 miles. The road distance is 29.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Caernarfon Castle without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 5m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 5m to get from Holyhead to Caernarfon Castle, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Caernarfon Castle is 29 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Holyhead to Caernarfon Castle.

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There are 1300+ hotels available in Caernarfon Castle. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Holyhead to Caernarfon Castle.
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  • Distance: 19 miles
  • Duration: 2h 5m

What companies run services between Holyhead, Wales and Caernarfon Castle, Wales?

There is no direct connection from Holyhead to Caernarfon Castle. However, you can take the train to Bangor (Gwynedd), take the walk to Upper Bangor, Coleg Menai, take the bus to Caernarfon, then take the walk to Caernarfon Castle. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Caernarfon Castle.

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Bus operators
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Taxi from Holyhead to Caernarfon Castle
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Cybi Cabs
Phone
+44 1407 761 010
Alpha Cars
Phone
+44 1407 765 000
AAA Taxis Holyhead
Phone
+44 1407 761 000

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