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There are 5 ways to get from Sheffield to Caernarfon by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Stockport
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$51 - $155

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Bus  •  9h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street 240
  2. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
  3. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd

$27 - $38

3 alternative options

Train via Chester  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$60 - $109

Train via Chester #2  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Stockport
  2. Take the train from Stockport to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$50 - $105

Drive  •  2h 37m

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Caernarfon 144 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Caernarfon is to bus which costs £20 - £30 and takes 9h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Sheffield to Caernarfon is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sheffield station to Caernarfon. However, there are services departing from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street and arriving at Caernarfon, Rhes Gwstenin via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and Bangor, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 49m.

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The distance between Sheffield and Caernarfon is 118 miles. The road distance is 144 miles.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Caernarfon without a car is to train which takes 5h 7m and costs £35 - £120.

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It takes approximately 5h 7m to get from Sheffield to Caernarfon, including transfers.

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Sheffield to Caernarfon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Caernarfon is to train which takes 5h 7m and costs £35 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £30 and takes 9h 49m.

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Sheffield to Caernarfon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bangor, Gwynedd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sheffield to Caernarfon is 144 miles. It takes approximately 2h 37m to drive from Sheffield to Caernarfon.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Caernarfon.
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  • Distance: 117.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 7m

What companies run services between Sheffield, England and Caernarfon, Wales?

You can take a train from Sheffield to Caernarfon via Stockport, Crewe, Bangor (Gwynedd), and Bangor, Railway Station in around 5h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sheffield to Caernarfon via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, Bangor, Gwynedd, and Bangor, Bus Station in around 9h 49m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Stockport
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Stockport
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Single
$28 - $40
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Stockport
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
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
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
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
1h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Chester
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
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 Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express

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