There are 5 ways to get from Holyhead to Tywyn by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  4 h 55 min

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

$35 - $59

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Bus  •  6 h 11 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 Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris) T2

$29 - $31

3 alternative options

Bus, line 28 bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris) T2
  2. Take the line 28 bus from Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris) to Tywyn, Cinema (St Cadfan`s Church) 28 / ...

$35 - $52

Train  •  6 h 48 min

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

$80 - $124

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Tywyn 87.7 miles

$18 - $28

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No, there is no direct bus from Holyhead station to Tywyn. However, there are services departing from Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) and arriving at Tywyn, Cinema (St Cadfan`s Church) via Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) and Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 11 min.

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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 6 h 48 min.

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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 4 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Holyhead to Tywyn, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Tywyn is to bus and line 28 bus which takes 5 h 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 48 min.

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Holyhead to Tywyn bus services, operated by Lloyds Coaches, arrive at Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris) station.

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

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Map of how to get from Holyhead to Tywyn.
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  • Distance: 55.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

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

You can take a bus from Holyhead to Tywyn via Bangor (Gwynedd), Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station), and Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris) in around 5 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Holyhead to Tywyn via Shrewsbury and Machynlleth in around 6 h 48 min.

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
1 h 15 min
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
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 Porthmadog, Rhes Cambrian (Porthmadog Tesco)
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris)
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris) to Tywyn, Cinema (St Cadfan`s Church)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.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 Porthmadog, Rhes Cambrian (Porthmadog Tesco)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
gwynforcoaches.co.uk
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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