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

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Train, bus  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Bangor (Gwynedd)
  2. Take the bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Portmeirion, Tollgate T2

$22 - $40

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Bus  •  3 h 32 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 Portmeirion, Tollgate T2

$16 - $18

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction
  2. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog

$30 - $64

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  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 - £12 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Portmeirion is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Holyhead station to Portmeirion. However, there are services departing from Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) and arriving at Portmeirion, Tollgate via Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 32 min.

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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 bus which takes 2 h 48 min and costs £16 - £30.

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Holyhead to Portmeirion, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Portmeirion is to bus which takes 3 h 32 min and costs £12 - £14. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £22 - £50 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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

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

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  • Distance: 35.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

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

You can take a bus from Holyhead to Portmeirion via Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) in around 3 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Holyhead to Portmeirion via Llandudno Junction, Blaenau Ffestiniog, and Blaenau Ffestiniog, Cwm (NatWest Bank) in around 3 h 55 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
First Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog
Ave. Duration
59 min
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $29
Train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
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
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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