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There are 9 ways to get from Glasgow to Snowdonia by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Warrington Bank Quay
  2. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$208 - $327

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Bus  •  11h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
  3. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd

$87 - $115

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Train TransPennine Express  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$167 - $253

Drive  •  5h 6m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Snowdonia 307.3 miles

$65 - $95

Fly Glasgow to Manchester, train  •  6h 52m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$147 - $438

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Manchester, train  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN) EDI - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester
  4. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$145 - $344

Fly Glasgow to Birmingham, train  •  7h 31m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$156 - $379

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Birmingham, train  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to Crewe
  4. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$164 - $405

Fly Glasgow to East Midlands, train  •  8h 12m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to East Midlands (EMA) GLA - EMA
  2. Take the train from Derby to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$152 - $363

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Snowdonia is to drive which costs £50 - £75 and takes 5h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Snowdonia is to drive which costs £50 - £75 and takes 5h 6m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Snowdonia is 193 miles. The road distance is 307.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Snowdonia without a car is to train which takes 5h 49m and costs £160 - £260.

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It takes approximately 5h 49m to get from Glasgow to Snowdonia, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Snowdonia is to train which takes 5h 49m and costs £160 - £260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £65 - £90 and takes 11h 18m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Snowdonia is 307 miles. It takes approximately 5h 6m to drive from Glasgow to Snowdonia.

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easyJet and Flybe offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 1043+ hotels available in Snowdonia. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Snowdonia.
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  • Distance: 193.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 49m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Snowdonia, Wales?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Snowdonia via Warrington Bank Quay, Chester, and Bangor (Gwynedd) in around 5h 49m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Snowdonia via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, and Bangor, Gwynedd in around 11h 18m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $200
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Birmingham International to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Manchester Airport to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $120
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 18m and costs £7.

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