There are 7 ways to get from Bournemouth to Snowdonia by train, bus, car 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 via London Euston  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$211 - $351

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 205
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth 210
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Llandudno Junction

$52 - $65

5 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Stafford
  2. Take the train from Stafford to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$153 - $239

Train CrossCountry #2  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Wolverhampton
  2. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$139 - $261

Bus, train  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Square to Salisbury, Blue Boar Row X3
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$134 - $223

Drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Snowdonia 288.7 miles

$60 - $90

Train, fly  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Llandudno Junction

$101 - $262

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Snowdonia is to bus which costs £40 - £50 and takes 15 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bournemouth to Snowdonia is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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The distance between Bournemouth and Snowdonia is 189 miles. The road distance is 288.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from Bournemouth to Snowdonia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bournemouth station to Snowdonia. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road and arriving at Gwastadnant, Cae Perthi via London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Llandudno Junction, Station (Llandudno Junction Station) and Betws-y-Coed, Railway Station (Information Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 32 min.

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What companies run services between Bournemouth, England and Snowdonia, Wales?

You can take a train from Bournemouth to Snowdonia via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London Euston, Chester, and Bangor (Gwynedd) in around 7 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bournemouth to Snowdonia via London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Llandudno Junction, Llandudno Junction, Station (Llandudno Junction Station), Betws-y-Coed, Railway Station (Information Centre), and Gwastadnant, Cae Perthi in around 15 h 32 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Stafford to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Train from Wolverhampton to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $130
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Wolverhampton to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
First Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to Stafford
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
Train from Bournemouth to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$80 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$80 - $120
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $28
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Salisbury to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Bus operators
More Bus
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Bournemouth Square to Salisbury, Blue Boar Row
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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