There are 5 ways to get from London to Bala 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, bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Wrexham General
  2. Take the bus from Wrexham, Watery Road Level Crossing to Bala, The Bull (Bala War Memorial) T3

$125 - $185

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Bus  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Chester National Express
  2. Take the bus from Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) to Bala, The Bull (Bala War Memorial) T3

$39 - $44

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Chester  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Chester
  2. Take the bus from Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) to Bala, The Bull (Bala War Memorial) T3

$122 - $180

Train, bus via Tile Hill  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Tile Hill
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Wrexham General
  3. Take the bus from Wrexham, Watery Road Level Crossing to Bala, The Bull (Bala War Memorial) T3

$85 - $122

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from London to Bala 205.6 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London station to Bala. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Bala, The Bull (Bala War Memorial) via Chester, Foregate Street Stop DD (McDonalds) and Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 27 min.

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The distance between London and Bala is 177 miles. The road distance is 205.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Bala without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from London to Bala, including transfers.

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London to Bala bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Bala bus services, operated by Lloyds Coaches, arrive at Bala, The Bull (Bala War Memorial) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Bala is 206 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to drive from London to Bala.

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There are 461+ hotels available in Bala. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London to Bala.
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  • Distance: 177.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

What companies run services between London, England and Bala, Wales?

You can take a bus from London to Bala via Chester, Chester, Foregate Street Stop DD (McDonalds), and Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) in around 9 h 27 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Wrexham General
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Train from London Euston to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to Wrexham General
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Bus operators
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Wrexham, Watery Road Level Crossing to Bala, The Bull (Bala War Memorial)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) to Bala, The Bull (Bala War Memorial)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Chester
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com

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