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There are 3 ways to get from Liverpool to Portmeirion by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd National Express

$120 - $154

Cheapest option

Train, Steam train  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Chester to Llandudno Junction
  2. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog
  3. Take the Steam train from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Boston Lodge Halt

$57 - $97

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Drive  •  1h 47m

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Portmeirion 82.3 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Portmeirion is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool to Portmeirion is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Liverpool to Portmeirion. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Lime Street Low Level and arriving at Boston Lodge Halt via Chester, Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 52m.

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The distance between Liverpool and Portmeirion is 58 miles. The road distance is 82.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Portmeirion without a car is to bus which takes 3h 55m and costs £90 - £120.

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It takes approximately 3h 55m to get from Liverpool to Portmeirion, including transfers.

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Liverpool to Portmeirion train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Chester station.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Portmeirion is to bus which takes 3h 55m and costs £90 - £120. Alternatively, you can train and Steam train, which costs £40 - £75 and takes 5h 52m.

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Liverpool to Portmeirion train services, operated by Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways, arrive at Boston Lodge Halt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Liverpool to Portmeirion is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1h 47m to drive from Liverpool to Portmeirion.

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  • Distance: 58.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 55m

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

National Express operates a bus from Liverpool to Portmeirion 6 times a week. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 3h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Liverpool to Portmeirion via Chester, Llandudno Junction, and Blaenau Ffestiniog in around 5h 52m.

Train operators
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
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $28
First Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Train from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog
Ave. Duration
57m
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
48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $50
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
Phone
01766 516024
Email
enquiries@ffwhr.com
Website
festrail.co.uk
Train from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Boston Lodge Halt
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23
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Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
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 Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express

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