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There are 3 ways to get from Runcorn to Caernarfon Castle by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the train from Runcorn to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
  3. Take the bus from Upper Bangor, Coleg Menai to Caernarfon T2

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Birkenhead to Bangor, Gwynedd National Express

£19 - £36

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 27m

  1. Drive from Runcorn to Caernarfon Castle 81.5 miles

£13 - £20

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The cheapest way to get from Runcorn to Caernarfon Castle is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Runcorn to Caernarfon Castle is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 27m.

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The distance between Runcorn and Caernarfon Castle is 66 miles. The road distance is 81.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Runcorn to Caernarfon Castle without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 34m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Runcorn to Caernarfon Castle, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Runcorn to Caernarfon Castle is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1h 27m to drive from Runcorn to Caernarfon Castle.

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There are 1140+ hotels available in Caernarfon Castle. Prices start at £79 per night.

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Map of how to get from Runcorn to Caernarfon Castle.
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  • Distance: 65.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 34m

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

National Express operates a bus from Runcorn to Caernarfon Castle 6 times a week. Tickets cost £13 - £18 and the journey takes 2h 50m.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Runcorn to Chester
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £8
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £8
First Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £27
First Anytime Day Single
£29 - £45
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 Birkenhead to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£13 - £18
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National Express

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