There are 3 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Snowdonia by train, bus or car

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  •  3 h 51 min

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

$91 - $141

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Moss Side, Maine Rd (School) to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St (The Dancehouse) 111 / ...
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Llandudno Junction
  3. Take the bus from Llandudno Junction, Station (Llandudno Junction Station) to Betws-y-Coed, Railway Station (Information Centre) X19
  4. Take the bus from Betws-y-Coed, Railway Station (Information Centre) to Gwastadnant, Cae Perthi S2

$45 - $65

1 alternative option

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 - £26 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 - £26 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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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Greater Manchester to Snowdonia, including transfers.

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There are 961+ hotels available in Snowdonia. Prices start at $73 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 51 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 (The Dancehouse), Manchester Oxford Road, Chester, and Bangor (Gwynedd) in around 3 h 51 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 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $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 - $55
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Moss Side, Maine Rd (School) to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St (The Dancehouse)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from Moss Side, Claremont Rd to Manchester City Centre, Gt Bridgewater St (Palace Theatre)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
manct.org
Llew Jones Coaches
Phone
+44 1492 640320
Email
info@llewjonesinternational.co.uk
Website
llewjonesinternational.co.uk
Bus from Llandudno Junction, Station (Llandudno Junction Station) to Betws-y-Coed, Railway Station (Information Centre)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
llewjonesinternational.co.uk
Gwynfor Coaches
Phone
01248 722 694
Email
mail@gwynforcoaches.co.uk
Website
gwynforcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Betws-y-Coed, Railway Station (Information Centre) to Gwastadnant, Cae Perthi
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
gwynforcoaches.co.uk

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