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There are 4 ways to get from Sheffield to Porthmadog by train, bus or car

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Train  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Machynlleth
  3. Take the train from Machynlleth to Porthmadog

$104 - $161

Cheapest option

Train, Steam train  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Llandudno Junction
  3. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog
  4. Take the Steam train from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Porthmadog

$78 - $118

2 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 3 min

  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 060
  3. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd

$127 - $168

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Porthmadog 148.4 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Porthmadog is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sheffield to Porthmadog is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sheffield to Porthmadog. However, there are services departing from Sheffield and arriving at Porthmadog via Birmingham New Street and Machynlleth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 9 min.

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The distance between Sheffield and Porthmadog is 115 miles. The road distance is 148.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Porthmadog without a car is to train which takes 7 h 9 min and costs £80 - £130.

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It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to get from Sheffield to Porthmadog, including transfers.

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Sheffield to Porthmadog train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Sheffield station.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Porthmadog is to train which takes 7 h 9 min and costs £80 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £95 - £130 and takes 9 h 3 min.

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Sheffield to Porthmadog train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Porthmadog station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sheffield to Porthmadog is 148 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to drive from Sheffield to Porthmadog.

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  • Distance: 115.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 9 min

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

You can take a train from Sheffield to Porthmadog via Birmingham New Street and Machynlleth in around 7 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sheffield to Porthmadog via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, and Bangor, Gwynedd in around 9 h 3 min.

Train operators
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
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Machynlleth to Porthmadog
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $26
First Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
First Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
Phone
01766 516024
Email
enquiries@ffwhr.com
Website
festrail.co.uk
Train from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Porthmadog
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23
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Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
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
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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