There are 4 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne 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 via Chester  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Newton-le-Willows
  2. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$149 - $226

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place National Express
  2. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Llandudno Junction National Express

$40 - $49

2 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Newton-le-Willows
  2. Take the train from Newton-le-Willows to Llandudno Junction

$107 - $148

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Snowdonia 249.8 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Snowdonia. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard and arriving at Gwastadnant, Cae Perthi via Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, Llandudno Junction, Station (Llandudno Junction Station) and Betws-y-Coed, Railway Station (Information Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 46 min.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Snowdonia is 166 miles. The road distance is 249.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Snowdonia without a car is to train which takes 5 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Snowdonia, including transfers.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Snowdonia bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Snowdonia is to train which takes 5 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 46 min.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Snowdonia bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Llandudno Junction station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Snowdonia is 250 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne to Snowdonia.
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  • Distance: 165.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 56 min

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Snowdonia, Wales?

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Snowdonia via Newton-le-Willows, Chester, and Bangor (Gwynedd) in around 5 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Snowdonia via Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, Llandudno Junction, Llandudno Junction, Station (Llandudno Junction Station), Betws-y-Coed, Railway Station (Information Centre), and Gwastadnant, Cae Perthi in around 11 h 46 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Newton-le-Willows
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $90
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Newton-le-Willows to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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