There are 4 ways to get from Holyhead to Machynlleth by bus, train or car

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Bus via Bangor (Gwynedd)  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Machynlleth, Clock (Wynnstay Arms Hotel PH) T2

$34 - $52

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Bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) to Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) X4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Machynlleth, Clock (Wynnstay Arms Hotel PH) T2

$28 - $30

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Train  •  5 h 20 min

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

$76 - $116

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Machynlleth 84.4 miles

$18 - $27

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No, there is no direct bus from Holyhead station to Machynlleth. However, there are services departing from Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) and arriving at Machynlleth, Clock (Wynnstay Arms Hotel PH) via Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 7 min.

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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 5 h 20 min.

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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 4 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Holyhead to Machynlleth, including transfers.

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Holyhead to Machynlleth bus services, operated by Arriva Cymru, arrive at Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station).

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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 4 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 20 min.

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Holyhead to Machynlleth bus services, operated by Lloyds Coaches, arrive at Machynlleth, Clock (Wynnstay Arms Hotel PH) station.

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

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Map of how to get from Holyhead to Machynlleth.
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  • Distance: 59.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 23 min

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

Lloyds Coaches operates a bus from Holyhead to Machynlleth every 3 hours. Tickets cost $23 and the journey takes 2 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Holyhead to Machynlleth via Shrewsbury in around 5 h 20 min.

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
3 h 6 min
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
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Bus operators
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Machynlleth, Clock (Wynnstay Arms Hotel PH)
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) to Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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

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