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

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Train, bus, line 12 bus  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Bangor (Gwynedd)
  2. Take the bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) 5C / ...
  3. Take the line 12 bus from Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) to Pwllheli, Bus Station 12

$23 - $43

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Bus, line 12 bus  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) to Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) X4 / ...
  2. Take the line 12 bus from Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) to Pwllheli, Bus Station 12

$17 - $21

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h

  1. Take a taxi from Holyhead to Pwllheli 49.2 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Pwllheli 49.2 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Pwllheli is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Pwllheli is to taxi which costs £130 - £170 and takes 1 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Holyhead station to Pwllheli station. However, there are services departing from Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) and arriving at Pwllheli, Bus Station via Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) and Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between Holyhead and Pwllheli is 30 miles. The road distance is 49.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Pwllheli without a car is to train and bus and line 12 bus which takes 2 h 37 min and costs £17 - £35.

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Holyhead to Pwllheli, including transfers.

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

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Holyhead to Pwllheli bus services, operated by Clynnog & Trefor/Berwyn, arrive at Pwllheli, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Pwllheli is 49 miles. It takes approximately 1 h to drive from Holyhead to Pwllheli.

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There are 813+ hotels available in Pwllheli. Prices start at $131 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Holyhead to Pwllheli.
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  • Distance: 30.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

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

You can take a bus from Holyhead to Pwllheli via Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) and Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) in around 3 h 21 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
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 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $29
Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
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
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Efco
Phone
01407 721111
Email
Mail@EifionsCoaches.co.uk
Website
eifionscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
eifionscoaches.co.uk
Clynnog & Trefor Motor C
Phone
+44(0)1286 660208
Email
info@clynnogandtrefor.com
Website
clynnogandtrefor.com
Bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
clynnogandtrefor.com
Gwynfor Coaches
Phone
01248 722 694
Email
mail@gwynforcoaches.co.uk
Website
gwynforcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
gwynforcoaches.co.uk
Clynnog & Trefor/Berwyn
Bus from Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) to Pwllheli, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Other operators
Taxi from Holyhead to Pwllheli
Ave. Duration
1 h
Estimated price
$180 - $220
Dazzlers Minibus & Taxi Of Holyhead
Phone
+44 1407 760230
Website
dazzlerstaxiandminibus.co.uk
Cybi Cabs
Phone
+44 1407 761010

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