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There are 4 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Snowdonia by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$91 - $148

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 28 min

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

$69 - $93

2 alternative options

Train via Stockport  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Stockport to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$88 - $149

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Snowdonia 105.2 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Snowdonia is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Snowdonia is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Snowdonia is 81 miles. The road distance is 105.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Snowdonia without a car is to train which takes 3 h 43 min and costs £70 - £120.

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Greater Manchester to Snowdonia, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Snowdonia is to train which takes 3 h 43 min and costs £70 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £75 and takes 6 h 28 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to Snowdonia is 105 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to drive from Greater Manchester to Snowdonia.

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There are 1049+ hotels available in Snowdonia. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Snowdonia.
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  • Distance: 81 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Snowdonia, Wales?

You can take a train from Greater Manchester to Snowdonia via Manchester City Centre, Hulme St, Manchester Oxford Road, Chester, and Bangor (Gwynedd) in around 3 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Snowdonia via Manchester City Centre, Chinatown, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, and Bangor, Gwynedd in around 6 h 28 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Chester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
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 Stockport to Chester
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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