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There are 4 ways to get from Southampton to Porthmadog Harbour Station by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train  •  8h 41m

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

$126 - $194

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Bus  •  11h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bangor, Gwynedd National Express

$130 - $170

Drive  •  4h 35m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Porthmadog Harbour Station 260.6 miles

$55 - $85

Train, fly, taxi  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Anglesey (VLY) CWL - VLY
  3. Take a taxi from Anglesey to Porthmadog Harbour Station

$247 - $411

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Porthmadog Harbour Station is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Porthmadog Harbour Station is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Porthmadog Harbour Station. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Porthmadog via Birmingham New Street and Machynlleth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 41m.

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The distance between Southampton and Porthmadog Harbour Station is 183 miles. The road distance is 260.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Porthmadog Harbour Station without a car is to train which takes 8h 41m and costs £95 - £150.

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It takes approximately 8h 41m to get from Southampton to Porthmadog Harbour Station, including transfers.

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Southampton to Porthmadog Harbour Station train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Porthmadog Harbour Station is to train which takes 8h 41m and costs £95 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £100 - £140 and takes 11h 29m.

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The quickest flight from Cardiff Airport to Anglesey Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Southampton to Porthmadog Harbour Station train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Porthmadog station.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Porthmadog Harbour Station.
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  • Distance: 182.5 miles
  • Duration: 8h 41m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Porthmadog Harbour Station, Wales?

You can take a train from Southampton to Porthmadog Harbour Station via Birmingham New Street, Machynlleth, and Porthmadog in around 8h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Porthmadog Harbour Station via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Bangor, Gwynedd in around 11h 29m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Anglesey
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
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
2h 16m
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
1h 44m
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Anglesey to Porthmadog Harbour Station
Ave. Duration
59m
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Dazzlers Minibus & Taxi Of Holyhead
Phone
+44 1407 760230
Website
dazzlerstaxiandminibus.co.uk
Cybi Cabs
Phone
+44 1407 761010

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Porthmadog Harbour Station is 261 miles. It takes approximately 4h 35m to drive from Southampton to Porthmadog Harbour Station.

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Flybe offers flights from Cardiff Airport to Anglesey Airport.

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There are 772+ hotels available in Porthmadog Harbour Station. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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