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There are 3 ways to get from Holyhead to Machynlleth by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Railway Station to Machynlleth, Clock T2

Cheapest option

Train  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Machynlleth

$75 - $115

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 46m

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Machynlleth 84.4 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Machynlleth is to drive which costs £13 - £21 and takes 1h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Machynlleth is to drive which costs £13 - £21 and takes 1h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Machynlleth. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Machynlleth via Shrewsbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 20m.

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The distance between Holyhead and Machynlleth is 60 miles. The road distance is 84.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Machynlleth without a car is to bus which takes 4h 25m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 25m to get from Holyhead to Machynlleth, including transfers.

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Holyhead to Machynlleth train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Holyhead station.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Machynlleth is to bus which takes 4h 25m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £55 - £90 and takes 5h 20m.

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Holyhead to Machynlleth train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Machynlleth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Machynlleth is 84 miles. It takes approximately 1h 46m to drive from Holyhead to Machynlleth.

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  • Distance: 59.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 25m

What companies run services between Holyhead, Wales and Machynlleth, Wales?

Lloyd's Coaches operates a bus from Holyhead to Machynlleth every 3 hours, and the journey takes 2h 49m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Holyhead to Machynlleth via Shrewsbury in around 5h 20m.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Train from Shrewsbury to Machynlleth
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
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