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There are 3 ways to get from Cardiff to Snowdonia by train, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$133 - $188

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Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Snowdonia 161.7 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Anglesey (VLY) CWL - VLY

$135 - $236

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

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Snowdonia is to fly which costs £100 - £190 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Snowdonia is 118 miles. The road distance is 161.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Snowdonia without a car is to train which takes 4 h 29 min and costs £100 - £150.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Cardiff to Snowdonia, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Snowdonia is to train which takes 4 h 29 min and costs £100 - £150. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs £100 - £190 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Snowdonia is 162 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to drive from Cardiff to Snowdonia.

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Flybe offers flights from Cardiff Airport to Anglesey Airport.

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There are 1043+ hotels available in Snowdonia. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Snowdonia.
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  • Distance: 117.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

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

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Snowdonia every 4 hours. Tickets cost $80 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 8 min. Alternatively, Flybe flies from Cardiff to Snowdonia once daily.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Anglesey
Ave. Duration
55 min
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 Cardiff Central to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $130
First Anytime Day Single
$130 - $200

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Cardiff Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs .

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