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There are 3 ways to get from Holyhead to Portmeirion by train, taxi or car

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Train, Steam train  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction
  2. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog
  3. Take the Steam train from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Boston Lodge Halt

$50 - $81

2 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Bangor (Gwynedd)
  2. Take a taxi from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Portmeirion

$121 - $168

Drive  •  1h 3m

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Portmeirion 51.1 miles

$11 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Portmeirion is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Portmeirion is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Portmeirion. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Boston Lodge Halt via Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 57m.

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The distance between Holyhead and Portmeirion is 35 miles. The road distance is 51.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Portmeirion without a car is to train and Steam train which takes 4h 57m and costs £35 - £65.

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It takes approximately 4h 57m to get from Holyhead to Portmeirion, including transfers.

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

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Holyhead to Portmeirion train services, operated by Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways, arrive at Boston Lodge Halt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Portmeirion is 51 miles. It takes approximately 1h 3m to drive from Holyhead to Portmeirion.

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There are 831+ hotels available in Portmeirion. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Holyhead to Portmeirion.
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  • Distance: 35.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 57m

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

You can take a train from Holyhead to Portmeirion via Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog in around 4h 57m.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
First Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Train from Holyhead to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
First Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
Train from Holyhead to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $29
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
Phone
01766 516024
Email
enquiries@ffwhr.com
Website
festrail.co.uk
Train from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Boston Lodge Halt
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23
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Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
Other operators
Taxi from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Portmeirion
Ave. Duration
45m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Seans Taxi
Phone
+441248 353 353
Website
seanstaxiservice.co.uk
Bangor Taxi
Phone
+4428 91 456 456
Website
bangorcabs.com

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