There are 7 ways to get from Plymouth to Snowdonia by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

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Train  •  7 h 35 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)

$194 - $343

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Bus  •  15 h 2 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 Llandudno Junction National Express

$47 - $58

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Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  9 h 53 min

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

$154 - $237

Train #2  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Llandudno Junction

$156 - $271

Drive  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Snowdonia 320.1 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Exeter, fly, train  •  9 h 54 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 Llandudno Junction

$130 - $316

Night bus to Newquay, fly, train  •  10 h 12 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 Llandudno Junction

$108 - $269

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Snowdonia is to bus which costs £35 - £45 and takes 15 h 2 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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No, there is no direct bus from Plymouth station to Snowdonia. However, there are services departing from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way and arriving at Gwastadnant, Cae Perthi via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Llandudno Junction, Station (Llandudno Junction Station) and Betws-y-Coed, Railway Station (Information Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 2 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 35 min and costs £140 - £260.

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It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to get from Plymouth to Snowdonia, including transfers.

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Plymouth to Snowdonia bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Snowdonia is to train which takes 7 h 35 min and costs £140 - £260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £45 and takes 15 h 2 min.

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Plymouth to Snowdonia bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Llandudno Junction station.

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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 Exeter Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Plymouth to Snowdonia.
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  • Distance: 188.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 35 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 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Plymouth to Snowdonia via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Llandudno Junction, Llandudno Junction, Station (Llandudno Junction Station), Betws-y-Coed, Railway Station (Information Centre), and Gwastadnant, Cae Perthi in around 15 h 2 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 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 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $140
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Train from Plymouth to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $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
52 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 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Birmingham New Street to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
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 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
First Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Train from Birmingham New Street to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $130
Train from Manchester Airport to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
First Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
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
5 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
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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