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There are 2 ways to get from Chester to Snowdonia by train or car

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Train  •  1h 33m

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

$75 - $124

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Drive  •  1h 19m

  1. Drive from Chester to Snowdonia 71.9 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Chester to Snowdonia is to drive which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Chester to Snowdonia is to drive which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1h 19m.

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The distance between Chester and Snowdonia is 50 miles. The road distance is 71.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chester to Snowdonia without a car is to train which takes 1h 33m and costs £55 - £95.

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It takes approximately 1h 33m to get from Chester to Snowdonia, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chester to Snowdonia is 72 miles. It takes approximately 1h 19m to drive from Chester to Snowdonia.

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There are 1052+ hotels available in Snowdonia. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chester to Snowdonia.
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  • Distance: 50.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 33m

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

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Chester to Snowdonia hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 1h 12m. Virgin West Coast Trains also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
03333 211 202
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Virgin West Coast Trains

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