There are 4 ways to get from Bridgend to Snowdonia by train, bus or car

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Train via Shrewsbury  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgend to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$142 - $201

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) T1c
  2. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) T2

$62 - $64

2 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgend to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$98 - $145

Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Bridgend to Snowdonia 163.5 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Bridgend to Snowdonia is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bridgend to Snowdonia is to drive which takes 3 h 34 min and costs £26 - £40.

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The distance between Bridgend and Snowdonia is 179 km. The road distance is 262 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Bridgend to Snowdonia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bridgend to Snowdonia. However, there are services departing from Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) and arriving at Gwastadnant, Cae Perthi (Cae Perthi Farm) via Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station), Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) and Llanberis, Interchange (Snowdon Mountain Railway Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 3 min.

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What companies run services between Bridgend, Wales and Snowdonia, Wales?

You can take a train from Bridgend to Snowdonia via Shrewsbury and Bangor (Gwynedd) in around 5 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bridgend to Snowdonia via Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station), Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station), Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station), Llanberis, Interchange (Snowdon Mountain Railway Stn), and Gwastadnant, Cae Perthi (Cae Perthi Farm) 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 Bridgend to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Train from Shrewsbury to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Bridgend to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
First Anytime Day Single
$140 - $220
Bus operators
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com

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