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There are 8 ways to get from Plymouth to Snowdonia by train, night train, bus, car, plane or night bus

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Train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$192 - $342

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Bus  •  12 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bangor, Gwynedd National Express

$85 - $111

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Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$197 - $292

Night train, train  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take the night train from Plymouth to Taunton
  2. Take the train from Taunton to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$219 - $359

Drive  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Snowdonia 320.1 miles

$65 - $100

Train, train to Cardiff, fly to Anglesey  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  3. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Anglesey (VLY) CWL - VLY

$219 - $417

Train to Exeter, fly to Manchester, train  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Manchester (MAN) EXT - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester
  4. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$175 - $402

Night bus to Newquay, fly to Manchester, train  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the night bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Newquay
  2. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to Manchester (MAN) NQY - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester
  4. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$154 - $356

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The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Snowdonia is to drive which costs £50 - £80 and takes 5 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Snowdonia is to drive which costs £50 - £80 and takes 5 h 32 min.

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The distance between Plymouth and Snowdonia is 188 miles. The road distance is 320.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Snowdonia without a car is to train which takes 7 h 34 min and costs £140 - £270.

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It takes approximately 7 h 34 min to get from Plymouth to Snowdonia, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Snowdonia is to train which takes 7 h 34 min and costs £140 - £270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £65 - £85 and takes 12 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from Cardiff Airport to Anglesey Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plymouth to Snowdonia is 320 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to drive from Plymouth to Snowdonia.

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Flybe offers flights from Cardiff Airport to Anglesey Airport.

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There are 1042+ hotels available in Snowdonia. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Plymouth to Snowdonia.
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  • Distance: 188.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 34 min

What companies run services between Plymouth, England and Snowdonia, Wales?

You can take a train from Plymouth to Snowdonia via Birmingham New Street, Crewe, and Bangor (Gwynedd) in around 7 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Plymouth to Snowdonia via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Bangor, Gwynedd in around 12 h 26 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Anglesey
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Newquay to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Plymouth to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $140
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Plymouth to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $100
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
First Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Train from Cardiff Central to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $130
First Anytime Day Single
$130 - $200
Train from Manchester Airport to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Night train from Plymouth to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Taunton to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $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 Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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