Minffordd railway station is on the Cambrian Coast line from Machynlleth to Pwllheli located by the A497 2 miles east of Porthmadog (straight on at the roundabout east of Porthmadog towards the town; don't take the A487 bypass road to Caernarfon). The postcode is LL48 6HG. The station is unstaffed; buy tickets on the train. Live Departure screens, payphone. The station adjoins the narrow gauge Ffestiniog Railway station. Turn right along the main road for Portmeirion.
Train times from 12 September to 10 December 2016 are:-
Departures for Machynlleth/arrivals from Pwllheli Monday to Saturday are at 06.57, 07.52, 10.01 and then approximately every two hours until 16.05; last trains at 18.10 & 20.46. Sunday train at 14.16. All except for the 06.57 & the 20.46 Mon - Sat trains connect to Birmingham; the 06.57 connects to Shrewsbury.
Departures for Pwllheli/arrivals from Machynlleth Monday to Saturday are at 08.42 and then approximately every two hours until 18.49; last train at 23.17. Sunday train at 20.39. All except the 08.42 Mon - Sat connect with trains from Birmingham; 47 minute wait at Machynlleth for the 23.17 Mon to Sat.