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There are 4 ways to get from Keswick to Caernarfon Castle by train, bus or car

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Train  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Penrith North Lakes to Warrington Bank Quay
  2. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

£69 - £121

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Keswick to Manchester Airport
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
  3. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd

£47 - £65

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Keswick, Greta Bank to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station 555
  2. Take the train from Lancaster to Warrington Bank Quay
  3. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

£55 - £100

Drive  •  3h 25m

  1. Drive from Keswick to Caernarfon Castle 192.2 miles

£30 - £50

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The cheapest way to get from Keswick to Caernarfon Castle is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Keswick to Caernarfon Castle is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Keswick to Caernarfon Castle. However, there are services departing from Keswick and arriving at Caernarfon via Manchester Airport, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and Bangor. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 23m.

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The distance between Keswick and Caernarfon Castle is 112 miles. The road distance is 192.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Keswick to Caernarfon Castle without a car is to train which takes 6h 43m and costs £65 - £130.

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It takes approximately 6h 43m to get from Keswick to Caernarfon Castle, including transfers.

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Keswick to Caernarfon Castle bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Keswick station.

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The best way to get from Keswick to Caernarfon Castle is to train which takes 6h 43m and costs £65 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £70 and takes 11h 23m.

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Keswick to Caernarfon Castle bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bangor, Gwynedd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Keswick to Caernarfon Castle is 192 miles. It takes approximately 3h 25m to drive from Keswick to Caernarfon Castle.

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Map of how to get from Keswick to Caernarfon Castle.
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  • Distance: 111.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 43m

What companies run services between Keswick, Cumbria, England and Caernarfon Castle, Wales?

You can take a train from Keswick to Caernarfon Castle via Penrith, Rail Station, Penrith North Lakes, Warrington Bank Quay, Chester, Bangor (Gwynedd), Upper Bangor, Coleg Menai, and Caernarfon in around 6h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Keswick to Caernarfon Castle via Manchester Airport, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, Bangor, and Caernarfon in around 11h 23m.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Penrith North Lakes to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £75
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £40
Train from Lancaster to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£15 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £40
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £27
First Anytime Day Single
£29 - £45
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Greta Bank to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
stagecoachbus.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Keswick to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£26 - £40
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National Express
Bus from Manchester Airport to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £11
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National Express
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£14 - £19
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National Express

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