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

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Bus, train  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Railway Station to Porthmadog, Rhes Cambrian T2
  2. Take the train from Porthmadog to Tywyn

Cheapest option

Train  •  6h 45m

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

$80 - $123

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 53m

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Tywyn 87.7 miles

$18 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Tywyn is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Tywyn is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Tywyn. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Tywyn via Shrewsbury and Machynlleth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 45m.

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The distance between Holyhead and Tywyn is 55 miles. The road distance is 87.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Tywyn without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 33m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 33m to get from Holyhead to Tywyn, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Tywyn is 88 miles. It takes approximately 1h 53m to drive from Holyhead to Tywyn.

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  • Distance: 55.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 33m

What companies run services between Holyhead, Wales and Tywyn, Gwynedd, Wales?

You can take a train from Holyhead to Tywyn via Shrewsbury and Machynlleth in around 6h 45m.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Porthmadog to Tywyn
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
First Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
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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