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There are 3 ways to get from Pwllheli to Chester by bus, train or car

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Line 1 bus, train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Porthmadog, Station to Caernarfon, Bus Station 1
  2. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester

$37 - $80

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Train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Pwllheli to Machynlleth
  2. Take the train from Machynlleth to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Chester

$64 - $100

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Pwllheli to Chester 90.8 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Pwllheli to Chester is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pwllheli to Chester is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pwllheli to Chester. However, there are services departing from Pwllheli and arriving at Chester via Machynlleth and Shrewsbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 49 min.

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The distance between Pwllheli and Chester is 67 miles. The road distance is 90.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Pwllheli to Chester without a car is to line 1 bus and train which takes 5 h 16 min and costs £28 - £65.

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It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Pwllheli to Chester, including transfers.

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

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Pwllheli to Chester train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Chester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pwllheli to Chester is 91 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to drive from Pwllheli to Chester.

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  • Distance: 67.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 16 min

What companies run services between Pwllheli, Wales and Chester, England?

You can take a train from Pwllheli to Chester via Machynlleth and Shrewsbury in around 5 h 49 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 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 Pwllheli to Machynlleth
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Machynlleth to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Shrewsbury to Chester
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Porthmadog, Station to Caernarfon, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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