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There are 10 ways to get from Llandudno to Edinburgh by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Llandudno to Warrington Bank Quay
  2. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Oxenholme Lake District
  3. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Edinburgh

$127 - $245

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Bus  •  11h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Llandudno to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
  2. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
  3. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Edinburgh M20

$37 - $76

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Train, night train  •  6h 38m

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

$76 - $120

Drive  •  4h 52m

  1. Drive from Llandudno to Edinburgh 278.3 miles

$55 - $90

Train to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Llandudno to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - EDI

$84 - $237

Train to Manchester, fly to Glasgow, train  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the train from Llandudno to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Glasgow (GLA) MAN - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$109 - $358

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  6h 49m

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

$103 - $305

Train to Liverpool, fly to Edinburgh  •  7h 44m

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

$64 - $293

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Edinburgh  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the train from Llandudno to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BRS - EDI

$137 - $316

Train, train to East Midlands, fly to Edinburgh  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the train from Llandudno to Chester
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Derby
  3. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Edinburgh (EDI) EMA - EDI

$99 - $264

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Llandudno to Edinburgh is to bus which costs £28 - £60 and takes 11h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Llandudno to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 4h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Llandudno to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Llandudno and arriving at Edinburgh via Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 46m.

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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 and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 52m.

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The distance between Llandudno and Edinburgh is 184 miles. The road distance is 278.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Llandudno to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 5h 52m and costs £95 - £190.

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It takes approximately 5h 52m to get from Llandudno to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Llandudno to Edinburgh bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Llandudno station.

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Llandudno to Edinburgh train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Llandudno station.

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The best way to get from Llandudno to Edinburgh is to train which takes 5h 52m and costs £95 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 - £60 and takes 11h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Llandudno to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 184.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 52m

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

You can take a train from Llandudno to Edinburgh via Warrington Bank Quay and Oxenholme Lake District in around 5h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Llandudno to Edinburgh via Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street in around 11h 46m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Liverpool to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Liverpool to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Liverpool to Edinburgh via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Liverpool to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Llandudno to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Train from Llandudno to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Train from Llandudno to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $30
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Llandudno to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
First Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Preston
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$25 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Preston to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$193
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $45
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
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 Llandudno to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
National Express
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