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There are 8 ways to get from Cornwall to Snowdonia 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 via Birmingham  •  9h 53m

  1. Take the train from Luxulyan to Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
  4. Take the train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)

£164 - £298

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Bus  •  14h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Lanivet to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
  2. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bangor, Gwynedd

£100 - £138

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Train  •  12h 42m

  1. Take the train from St Austell to Taunton
  2. Take the train from Taunton to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bangor (Gwynedd)

£173 - £303

Drive  •  5h 56m

  1. Drive from Cornwall to Snowdonia 330.1 miles

£50 - £80

Fly Newquay to Manchester, train  •  6h 2m

  1. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to Manchester (MAN) NQY - MAN
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)

£141 - £300

Fly Newquay to Birmingham, train  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to Birmingham (BHX) NQY - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)

£153 - £401

Train, train to Cardiff, fly to Anglesey  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the train from Luxulyan to Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  4. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Anglesey (VLY) CWL - VLY

£193 - £366

Fly Newquay to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7h 22m

  1. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) NQY - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
  3. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Chester
  4. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

£144 - £360

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The cheapest way to get from Cornwall to Snowdonia is to drive which costs £50 - £80 and takes 5h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Cornwall to Snowdonia is to drive which costs £50 - £80 and takes 5h 56m.

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The distance between Cornwall and Snowdonia is 188 miles. The road distance is 330.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Cornwall to Snowdonia without a car is to train via Birmingham which takes 9h 53m and costs £160 - £300.

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It takes approximately 9h 53m to get from Cornwall to Snowdonia, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cornwall to Snowdonia is to train via Birmingham which takes 9h 53m and costs £160 - £300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £100 - £140 and takes 14h 41m.

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The quickest flight from Newquay Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cornwall to Snowdonia is 330 miles. It takes approximately 5h 56m to drive from Cornwall to Snowdonia.

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Flybe offers flights from Newquay Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 1134+ hotels available in Snowdonia. Prices start at £54 per night.

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Map of how to get from Cornwall to Snowdonia.
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  • Distance: 187.5 miles
  • Duration: 9h 53m

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

You can take a train from Cornwall to Snowdonia via Plymouth, Birmingham New Street, Crewe, and Bangor (Gwynedd) in around 9h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cornwall to Snowdonia via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, and Bangor, Gwynedd in around 14h 41m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newquay to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £240
Flights from Newquay to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Cardiff to Anglesey
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £210
Flights from Newquay to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £330
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Luxulyan to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£15 - £29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £16
Advanced Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £29
Train from St Austell to Taunton
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£27 - £45
Advanced Single
£28 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £90
Train from Taunton to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£19 - £29
Advanced Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £65
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£50 - £95
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£28 - £45
Advanced Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £95
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £16
Advanced Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £29
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Plymouth to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Single
£70 - £110
Off-Peak Single
£70 - £110
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Single
£30 - £50
Off-Peak Single
£22 - £35
Train from St Austell to Taunton
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£45 - £70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Single
£45 - £70
Off-Peak Single
£40 - £65
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Single
£45 - £75
Off-Peak Single
£40 - £65
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£19 - £28
Anytime Single
£26 - £40
Off-Peak Single
£16 - £24
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £25
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £25
Train from Birmingham International to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £26
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£18 - £27
Anytime Day Single
£29 - £45
Train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£24 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £60
Train from Birmingham International to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£29 - £50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£19 - £28
Anytime Day Single
£29 - £50
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £40
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£12 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £40
First Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Train from Cardiff Central to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £95
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £95
First Anytime Day Single
£100 - £150
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Chester
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £19
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £19
First Anytime Day Single
£19 - £29
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £27
First Anytime Day Single
£29 - £45
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £20
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Lanivet to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £13
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National Express
Bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£27 - £40
Book at
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Book at
National Express

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The best way to get from Cornwall to Newquay Airport is to taxi which takes 24m and costs £35 - £45.

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