There are 4 ways to get from Leicester 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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Nuneaton to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$159 - $238

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Bus  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Llandudno Junction National Express

$32 - $36

2 alternative options

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$97 - $202

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Leicester to Snowdonia 163.2 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Leicester station to Snowdonia. However, there are services departing from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and arriving at Gwastadnant, Cae Perthi via Llandudno Junction, Station (Llandudno Junction Station) and Betws-y-Coed, Railway Station (Information Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 41 min.

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The distance between Leicester and Snowdonia is 128 miles. The road distance is 163.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Snowdonia without a car is to train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Leicester to Snowdonia, including transfers.

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Leicester to Snowdonia bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Snowdonia is to train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 41 min.

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Leicester to Snowdonia bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Llandudno Junction station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leicester to Snowdonia is 163 miles. It takes approximately 3 h to drive from Leicester to Snowdonia.

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There are 1053+ hotels available in Snowdonia. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Leicester to Snowdonia.
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  • Distance: 127.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Leicester to Snowdonia once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $130 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Leicester to Snowdonia once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $24 and the journey takes 7 h 57 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Nuneaton to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $130
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
First Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
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 Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com

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