There are 4 ways to get from Prestatyn to Caernarfon Castle by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Prestatyn to Bangor (Gwynedd)
  2. Take the bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) 5C / ...

$17 - $41

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Bus  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Prestatyn to Bangor, Gwynedd National Express
  2. Take the bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) 5C / ...

$11 - $16

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Prestatyn to Caernarfon Castle 45 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Prestatyn to Caernarfon Castle 45 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Prestatyn to Caernarfon Castle is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prestatyn to Caernarfon Castle is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Prestatyn to Caernarfon Castle station. However, there are services departing from Prestatyn and arriving at Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) via Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 18 min.

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The distance between Prestatyn and Caernarfon Castle is 39 miles. The road distance is 45 miles.

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The best way to get from Prestatyn to Caernarfon Castle without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 27 min and costs £13 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Prestatyn to Caernarfon Castle, including transfers.

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Prestatyn to Caernarfon Castle bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Prestatyn station.

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Prestatyn to Caernarfon Castle bus services, operated by Arriva Cymru, arrive at Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station).

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Yes, the driving distance between Prestatyn to Caernarfon Castle is 45 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Prestatyn to Caernarfon Castle.

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There are 820+ hotels available in Caernarfon Castle. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Prestatyn to Caernarfon Castle.
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  • Distance: 38.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

What companies run services between Prestatyn, Wales and Caernarfon Castle, Wales?

You can take a bus from Prestatyn to Caernarfon Castle via Bangor, Gwynedd, Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station), and Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) in around 2 h 18 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Prestatyn to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
First Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Prestatyn to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $40
Bus operators
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
Bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
25 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
Bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
28 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
Bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
30 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
Bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5
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 Prestatyn to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Prestatyn to Caernarfon Castle
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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