There are 8 ways to get from London to Caernarfon Castle by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$146 - $224

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to Bangor, Gwynedd National Express

$33 - $45

6 alternative options

Train via Crewe  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$129 - $232

Train via Rugeley Trent Valley  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Rugeley Trent Valley
  2. Take the train from Rugeley Trent Valley to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$100 - $178

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from London to Caernarfon Castle 247 miles

$50 - $80

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, bus, train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Chester, Railway Station
  3. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$132 - $370

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, bus, train  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Chester, Railway Station
  4. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$124 - $418

Train to Cardiff, fly to Anglesey, bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Anglesey (VLY) CWL - VLY
  3. Take the bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station)

$118 - $261

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London to Caernarfon Castle 5 times a day. Tickets cost $140 - $220 and the journey takes 3 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Caernarfon Castle via Birmingham, Bangor, Gwynedd, Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station), and Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) in around 10 h 33 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Cardiff to Anglesey
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $220
Train from London Euston to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $150
Train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from London Euston to Rugeley Trent Valley
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
Train from Rugeley Trent Valley to Crewe
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
easyBus
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Chester, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Efco
Phone
01407 721111
Email
Mail@EifionsCoaches.co.uk
Website
eifionscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
eifionscoaches.co.uk
Clynnog & Trefor Motor C
Phone
+44(0)1286 660208
Email
info@clynnogandtrefor.com
Website
clynnogandtrefor.com
Bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
clynnogandtrefor.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 Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
gwynforcoaches.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Caernarfon Castle is 335 km. The road distance is 395 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to Caernarfon Castle is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 10 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from London to Caernarfon Castle is to train which takes 3 h 48 min and costs £100 - £170.

No, there is no direct bus from London to Caernarfon Castle. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) via Birmingham and Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 33 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from London to Caernarfon Castle, including transfers.