There are 5 ways to get from Liverpool to Porthmadog by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street Low Level to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Llandudno Junction
  3. Take the bus from Llandudno Junction, Station (Llandudno Junction Station) to Blaenau Ffestiniog, Station (Blaenau Ffestiniog Station) X19

$37 - $78

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd National Express
  2. Take the bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Porthmadog, Australia (Y Gestiana) T2 / ...

$21 - $25

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Bangor (Gwynedd)  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street Low Level to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
  3. Take the bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Porthmadog, Australia (Y Gestiana) T2 / ...

$41 - $83

Train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street Low Level to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Llandudno Junction
  3. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog

$37 - $84

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Porthmadog 83.2 miles

$17 - $26

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool station to Porthmadog. However, there are services departing from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and arriving at Porthmadog, Australia (Y Gestiana) via Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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The distance between Liverpool and Porthmadog is 59 miles. The road distance is 83.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Porthmadog without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Liverpool to Porthmadog, including transfers.

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Liverpool to Porthmadog bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Porthmadog is to train which takes 4 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 20 min.

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Liverpool to Porthmadog bus services, operated by Lloyds Coaches, arrive at Porthmadog, Australia (Y Gestiana) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Liverpool to Porthmadog is 83 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to drive from Liverpool to Porthmadog.

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There are 774+ hotels available in Porthmadog. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool to Porthmadog.
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  • Distance: 58.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

What companies run services between Liverpool, England and Porthmadog, Wales?

You can take a train from Liverpool to Porthmadog via Chester, Llandudno Junction, Blaenau Ffestiniog, and Blaenau Ffestiniog, Station (Blaenau Ffestiniog Station) in around 4 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liverpool to Porthmadog via Bangor, Gwynedd and Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) in around 5 h 20 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street Low Level to Chester
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $17
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $28
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
First Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Chester to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Bus operators
Llew Jones Coaches
Phone
+44 1492 640320
Email
info@llewjonesinternational.co.uk
Website
llewjonesinternational.co.uk
Bus from Llandudno Junction, Station (Llandudno Junction Station) to Blaenau Ffestiniog, Station (Blaenau Ffestiniog Station)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
llewjonesinternational.co.uk
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Porthmadog, Australia (Y Gestiana)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Porthmadog, Australia (Y Gestiana)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11
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, Australia (Y Gestiana)
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
gwynforcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Porthmadog, Australia (Y Gestiana)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
gwynforcoaches.co.uk
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 Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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