There are 3 ways to get from Llanelli 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Llanelli to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$143 - $206

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) T1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) T2

$43 - $59

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Llanelli to Snowdonia 135.1 miles

$29 - $45

What companies run services between Llanelli, Wales and Snowdonia, Wales?

You can take a train from Llanelli to Snowdonia via Shrewsbury and Bangor (Gwynedd) in around 6 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Llanelli to Snowdonia via Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station), Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station), Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station), Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station), Llanberis, Interchange (Snowdon Mountain Railway Stn), and Gwastadnant, Cae Perthi (Cae Perthi Farm) in around 9 h 27 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Llanelli to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
First Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Train from Shrewsbury to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Bus operators
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Llanelli to Snowdonia?

The distance between Llanelli and Snowdonia is 156 km. The road distance is 216 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Llanelli to Snowdonia?

The cheapest way to get from Llanelli to Snowdonia is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 3 h 10 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Llanelli to Snowdonia?

The quickest way to get from Llanelli to Snowdonia is to drive which takes 3 h 10 min and costs £20 - £30.

Is there a direct bus between Llanelli and Snowdonia?

No, there is no direct bus from Llanelli to Snowdonia. However, there are services departing from Llanelli, West End (Princess Head PH) and arriving at Gwastadnant, Cae Perthi (Cae Perthi Farm) via Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station), Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station), Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) and Llanberis, Interchange (Snowdon Mountain Railway Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 27 min.

How long does it take to get from Llanelli to Snowdonia?

It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from Llanelli to Snowdonia, including transfers.