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There are 5 ways to get from Leicester to Caernarfon Castle by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Nuneaton to Bangor (Gwynedd)

£82 - £133

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Bus  •  9h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Bangor, Gwynedd National Express

£27 - £40

3 alternative options

Train, night train  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the night train from Birmingham New Street to Bangor (Gwynedd)

£67 - £105

Drive  •  3h 3m

  1. Drive from Leicester to Caernarfon Castle 167.5 miles

£27 - £40

Train, fly  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central
  3. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Anglesey (VLY) CWL - VLY

£155 - £269

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The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Caernarfon Castle is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 3h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Leicester to Caernarfon Castle is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 3h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leicester station to Caernarfon Castle. However, there are services departing from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and arriving at Caernarfon via Bangor. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 53m.

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The distance between Leicester and Caernarfon Castle is 136 miles. The road distance is 167.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Caernarfon Castle without a car is to train which takes 5h 1m and costs £80 - £140.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Leicester to Caernarfon Castle, including transfers.

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Leicester to Caernarfon Castle bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Caernarfon Castle is to train which takes 5h 1m and costs £80 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £27 - £40 and takes 9h 53m.

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The quickest flight from Cardiff Airport to Anglesey Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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

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Map of how to get from Leicester to Caernarfon Castle.
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  • Distance: 136.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 1m

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Leicester to Caernarfon Castle once daily. Tickets cost £60 - £100 and the journey takes 2h 16m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Leicester to Caernarfon Castle 6 times a week. Tickets cost £27 - £40 and the journey takes 8h 25m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Anglesey
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £210
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Nuneaton to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£60 - £100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £100
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£19 - £29
Anytime Single
£27 - £45
Off-Peak Single
£16 - £24
Train from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£28 - £45
Anytime Single
£40 - £70
Off-Peak Single
£35 - £55
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Night train from Birmingham New Street to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£19 - £27
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £65
First Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Bus operators
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 Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£27 - £40
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Yes, the driving distance between Leicester to Caernarfon Castle is 168 miles. It takes approximately 3h 3m to drive from Leicester to Caernarfon Castle.

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Flybe offers flights from Cardiff Airport to Anglesey Airport.

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There are 1117+ hotels available in Caernarfon Castle. Prices start at £80 per night.

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