There are 8 ways to get from Belfast to Snowdonia by train, car ferry, car, bus or plane

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

Recommended option

Train, car ferry, drive  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast Central to Connolly
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  3. Drive from Holyhead to Snowdonia

$83 - $107

Cheapest option

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Liverpool, train, bus  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Liverpool (LPL) BFS - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Llandudno Junction
  4. Take the bus from Llandudno Junction, Station (Llandudno Junction Station) to Betws-y-Coed, Railway Station (Information Centre)
  5. Take the bus from Betws-y-Coed, Railway Station (Information Centre) to Gwastadnant, Cae Perthi

$76 - $203

6 alternative options

Bus, car ferry, drive  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras X1
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  3. Drive from Holyhead to Snowdonia

$77 - $93

Train, car ferry, bus  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast Central to Connolly
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  3. Take the bus from Holyhead, Summer Hill (Market Buildings) to Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) X4 / ...

$98 - $126

Car ferry, drive  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Drive from Cairnryan to Snowdonia

$104 - $139

Fly Belfast City to Manchester, train  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Manchester (MAN) BHD - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Llandudno Junction

$87 - $238

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester, train  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Manchester (MAN) BFS - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Llandudno Junction

$90 - $212

Fly Belfast City to Liverpool, train, bus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Liverpool (LPL) BHD - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Llandudno Junction
  4. Take the bus from Llandudno Junction, Station (Llandudno Junction Station) to Betws-y-Coed, Railway Station (Information Centre)
  5. Take the bus from Betws-y-Coed, Railway Station (Information Centre) to Gwastadnant, Cae Perthi

$84 - $349

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Snowdonia is to bus and car ferry and drive which costs £55 - £75 and takes 7 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Snowdonia is to train and car ferry and drive which costs £60 - £85 and takes 7 h 16 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Snowdonia is 129 miles.

It takes approximately 7 h 16 min to get from Belfast to Snowdonia, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Snowdonia, Wales?

There is no direct connection from Belfast to Snowdonia. However, you can take the train to Connolly, take the drive to Dublin, take the car ferry to Holyhead, then take the drive to Snowdonia. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Busáras, take the walk to Busáras Luas Stop, take the tram to The Point Luas Stop, take the drive to Dublin, take the car ferry to Holyhead, then take the drive to Snowdonia.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Belfast City to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $160
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
First Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Train from Chester to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $28
First Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $16
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Chester to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $50
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Holyhead, Summer Hill (Market Buildings) to Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Llew Jones Coaches
Phone
+44 1492 640320
Email
info@llewjonesinternational.co.uk
Website
llewjonesinternational.co.uk
Bus from Llandudno Junction, Station (Llandudno Junction Station) to Betws-y-Coed, Railway Station (Information Centre)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
llewjonesinternational.co.uk
Gwynfor Coaches
Phone
01248 722 694
Email
mail@gwynforcoaches.co.uk
Website
gwynforcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Betws-y-Coed, Railway Station (Information Centre) to Gwastadnant, Cae Perthi
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
gwynforcoaches.co.uk
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $43
car
$117
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$39
Small Car
$168

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