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

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  •  4 h 29 min

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

$133 - $188

Cheapest option

Fly, line 85 bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Anglesey (VLY) CWL - VLY
  2. Take the line 85 bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Llanberis, Interchange (Snowdon Mountain Railway Stn)

$41 - $121

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Snowdonia 161.7 miles

$30 - $50

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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 drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3 h 40 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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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Cardiff to Snowdonia, including transfers.

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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.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Anglesey
Ave. Duration
50 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
Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Llanberis, Interchange (Snowdon Mountain Railway Stn)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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