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There are 8 ways to get from Edinburgh to Llandudno by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 28m

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

£118 - £328

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Bus  •  11h

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Llandudno National Express

£17 - £21

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Train via Chester  •  5h 36m

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

£107 - £362

Train, line 12 bus  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Rhyl
  4. Take the line 12 bus from Rhyl, Bus Station to Llandudno, Palladium Stop Y 12 / ...

£94 - £178

Drive  •  4h 53m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Llandudno 278.2 miles

£40 - £65

Fly to Manchester, train  •  7h 56m

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

£61 - £186

Fly to Liverpool, train  •  8h

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Liverpool (LPL) EDI - LPL
  2. Take the train from Chester to Llandudno Junction

£48 - £234

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  7h 50m

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

£73 - £270

Edinburgh to Llandudno by train

The train journey time between Edinburgh and Llandudno is around 5h 17m and covers a distance of around 284 miles. The fastest train normally takes 5h 17m. Services are operated by Avanti West Coast and Transport for Wales. Typically five trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 17m
Fastest train time:
5h 17m
Train distance:
284 miles
Trains per week:
5
Cheapest price:
£118
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:52
Last train departs at:
08:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Llandudno train schedules

Edinburgh → Llandudno
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Llandudno is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Llandudno is to bus which costs £16 - £22 and takes 11h.

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The fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Llandudno is to drive which takes 4h 53m and costs £40 - £65.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Llandudno. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Llandudno via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Llandudno. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Llandudno via Warrington Bank Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 28m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Llandudno is 184 miles. The road distance is 278.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Llandudno without a car is to train which takes 5h 28m and costs £110 - £330.

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It takes approximately 5h 28m to get from Edinburgh to Llandudno, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Llandudno bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Llandudno train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Llandudno is to train which takes 5h 28m and costs £110 - £330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £22 and takes 11h.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Llandudno.
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  • Distance: 184.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 28m

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

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Llandudno via Warrington Bank Quay in around 5h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Llandudno via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 11h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£75 - £260
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £300
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via London Gatwick, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£80 - £300
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £340
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £150
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £340
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £750
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £340
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£19 - £120
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£9 - £120
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£16 - £130
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £480
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£230 - £750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£70 - £270
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Turin
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £190
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£80 - £280
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£80 - £110
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£210 - £280
Train from Chester to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £60
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £22
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £60
Train from Chester to Rhyl
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£11 - £40
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£29 - £40
Train from Birmingham International to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22 - £80
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£22 - £30
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £80
Train from Crewe to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £90
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£65 - £90
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Llandudno
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Chester to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £35
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Chester to Rhyl
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Manchester Airport to Llandudno
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£45 - £70
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Birmingham International to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Crewe to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
tfw.wales
TransPennine Express Service
Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Rhyl, Bus Station to Llandudno, Palladium Stop Y
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Arriva Cymru
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 Edinburgh to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Llandudno
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express

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There is no direct flight from Edinburgh Airport to Manchester Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 50m and has one stopover.

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Edinburgh to Llandudno bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Llandudno station.

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Edinburgh to Llandudno train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Llandudno station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Llandudno is 278 miles. It takes approximately 4h 53m to drive from Edinburgh to Llandudno.

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Loganair, Ryanair, Brussels Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 381+ hotels available in Llandudno. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £1 - £6.

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