There are 4 ways to get from London to Dolgellau by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Machynlleth

$116 - $177

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Bus  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Aberystwyth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Dolgellau, Ffordd Arran Road (Dolgellau Depot) T2

$35 - $40

2 alternative options

Train via London Marylebone  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Machynlleth

$117 - $172

Drive  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Drive from London to Dolgellau 217.1 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from London to Dolgellau is to bus which costs £26 - £31 and takes 9 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Dolgellau is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Dolgellau. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Dolgellau, Ffordd Arran Road (Dolgellau Depot) via Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 22 min.

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The distance between London and Dolgellau is 182 miles. The road distance is 217.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Dolgellau without a car is to train which takes 6 h 1 min and costs £85 - £140.

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It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to get from London to Dolgellau, including transfers.

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London to Dolgellau bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London to Dolgellau is to train which takes 6 h 1 min and costs £85 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £26 - £31 and takes 9 h 22 min.

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London to Dolgellau bus services, operated by Lloyds Coaches, arrive at Dolgellau, Ffordd Arran Road (Dolgellau Depot) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Dolgellau is 217 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to drive from London to Dolgellau.

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  • Distance: 181.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 1 min

What companies run services between London, England and Dolgellau, Wales?

You can take a train from London to Dolgellau via Birmingham New Street, Machynlleth, and Machynlleth, Bus Depot (Machynlleth Railway Station) in around 6 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Dolgellau via Aberystwyth and Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) in around 9 h 22 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Machynlleth
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Aberystwyth
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Dolgellau, Ffordd Arran Road (Dolgellau Depot)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com

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There are 587+ hotels available in Dolgellau. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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