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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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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

$162 - $250

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Plas Coch, Wrexham General Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station Esb5
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh National Express

$62 - $73

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Train TransPennine Express  •  7 h 30 min

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

$131 - $191

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Conwy to Edinburgh 284.7 miles

$60 - $90

Train, bus to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Chester
  2. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - EDI

$82 - $246

Train, bus to Manchester, fly to Glasgow  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Chester
  2. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Glasgow (GLA) MAN - GLA
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$106 - $367

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  7 h 48 min

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

$107 - $324

Train to Cardiff, fly to Edinburgh  •  8 h 46 min

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

$137 - $320

Train, train to East Midlands, fly to Edinburgh  •  8 h 21 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

$93 - $288

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Conwy to Edinburgh is to bus which costs £45 - £55 and takes 11 h 55 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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The distance between Conwy and Edinburgh is 201 miles. The road distance is 284.7 miles.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Conwy to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Betws-y-Coed, Bron-haul and arriving at Edinburgh via Corwen, Queen`s House (Owen Glyndwr Hotel PH), Plas Coch, Wrexham General Station and Manchester Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 55 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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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 Corwen, Queen`s House (Owen Glyndwr Hotel PH), Wrecsam, Central Retail Park (North East Wales School of Art), Plas Coch, Wrexham General Station, Manchester Airport Bus Station, and Manchester Airport in around 11 h 55 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 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
2 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
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
$25 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Llandudno Junction to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Train from Llandudno Junction to Chester
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Train from Llandudno Junction to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Llandudno Junction to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
First Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $200
Train from Llandudno Junction to Chester
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Llandudno Junction to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $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
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $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
EasyBus
Website
easybus.com
Bus from Plas Coch, Wrexham General Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
easybus.com
Bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
easybus.com

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