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There are 7 ways to get from Llandudno to Edinburgh by train, night bus, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 32m

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

£115 - £329

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Train, night bus, bus  •  10h 9m

  1. Take the train from Colwyn Bay to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Manchester Victoria
  3. Take the night bus from Manchester City Centre, Corporation Street to Buchanan Bus Station M11
  4. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street 900

£56 - £123

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Train via Chester  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the train from Rhyl to Chester
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh

£103 - £201

Drive  •  4h 53m

  1. Drive from Llandudno to Edinburgh 278 miles

£40 - £65

Train to Liverpool, fly to Edinburgh  •  7h 38m

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

£70 - £294

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  7h 30m

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

£79 - £406

Train to Manchester, fly to Aberdeen, train  •  8h 57m

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

£126 - £472

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

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The fastest way to get from Llandudno to Edinburgh is to drive. Taking this option will cost £40 - £65 and takes 4h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Llandudno to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Llandudno and arriving at Edinburgh via Warrington Bank Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 32m.

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The distance between Llandudno and Edinburgh is 184 miles. The road distance is 278 miles.

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The best way to get from Llandudno to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 5h 32m and costs £110 - £330.

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It takes approximately 5h 32m to get from Llandudno to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Llandudno to Edinburgh train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Llandudno station.

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There is no direct flight from Liverpool Airport to Edinburgh Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 35m and has one stopover.

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Llandudno to Edinburgh train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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

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Map of how to get from Llandudno to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 184.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 32m

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

You can take a train from Llandudno to Edinburgh via Warrington Bank Quay in around 5h 32m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Liverpool to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£70 - £210
Flights from Liverpool to Edinburgh via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£70 - £210
Flights from Liverpool to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove), Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £210
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Liverpool to Edinburgh via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£100 - £320
Flights from Manchester to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Liverpool to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £420
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Llandudno to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Rhyl to Chester
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £29
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Colwyn Bay to Chester
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £35
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Llandudno Junction to Chester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Llandudno to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£45 - £70
Website
tfw.wales
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
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 Rhyl to Chester
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£11 - £45
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Colwyn Bay to Chester
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£15 - £55
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £20
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
Train from Llandudno Junction to Chester
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £60
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £22
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £60
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22 - £80
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£22 - £30
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £80
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£85 - £130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£30 - £45
Off-Peak Day Single
£65 - £100
Anytime Day Single
£85 - £130
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £130
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£60 - £190
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £80
Anytime Day 1st Class
£130 - £190
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£27 - £85
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£27 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £85
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £150
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £24
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £150
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Night bus from Manchester City Centre, Corporation Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
Scottish Citylink

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