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There are 9 ways to get from Conwy to Edinburgh by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Warrington Bank Quay
  2. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Edinburgh

$151 - $250

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Bus  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Llandudno Junction to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
  2. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
  3. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Edinburgh M20

$44 - $87

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Train TransPennine Express  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Edinburgh

$122 - $190

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Conwy to Edinburgh 284.7 miles

$60 - $90

Train to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - EDI

$84 - $245

Train to Manchester, fly to Glasgow, train  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Glasgow (GLA) MAN - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$109 - $366

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI

$104 - $357

Train, train to East Midlands, fly to Edinburgh  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Derby
  3. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Edinburgh (EDI) EMA - EDI

$91 - $286

Train to Cardiff, fly to Edinburgh  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Edinburgh (EDI) CWL - EDI

$131 - $317

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The cheapest way to get from Conwy to Edinburgh is to bus which costs £30 - £70 and takes 13 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Conwy to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 5 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Conwy to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Betws-y-Coed and arriving at Edinburgh via Llandudno Junction and Warrington Bank Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 39 min.

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The distance between Conwy and Edinburgh is 201 miles. The road distance is 284.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Conwy to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 6 h 39 min and costs £110 - £200.

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It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from Conwy to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Conwy to Edinburgh train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Llandudno Junction station.

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The best way to get from Conwy to Edinburgh is to train which takes 6 h 39 min and costs £110 - £200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £70 and takes 13 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Conwy to Edinburgh train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Map of how to get from Conwy to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 200.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 39 min

What companies run services between Conwy, Wales and Edinburgh, Scotland?

You can take a train from Conwy to Edinburgh via Llandudno Junction and Warrington Bank Quay in around 6 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Conwy to Edinburgh via Llandudno Junction, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, and Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street in around 13 h 30 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Llandudno Junction to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Llandudno Junction to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Llandudno Junction to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Llandudno Junction to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
First Anytime Day Single
$120 - $180
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $200
Train from Llandudno Junction to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Llandudno Junction to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
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Yes, the driving distance between Conwy to Edinburgh is 285 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to drive from Conwy to Edinburgh.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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