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There are 4 ways to get from Preston to Snowdonia by train, night bus, bus or car

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Train via Warrington Bank Quay  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Warrington Bank Quay
  2. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$101 - $162

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the night bus from Preston, Lancashire to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place National Express
  2. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd National Express

$67 - $89

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$91 - $156

Drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Preston to Snowdonia 123.6 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Preston to Snowdonia is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Preston to Snowdonia is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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The distance between Preston and Snowdonia is 74 miles. The road distance is 123.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Preston to Snowdonia without a car is to train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs £75 - £130.

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Preston to Snowdonia, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Preston to Snowdonia is 124 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to drive from Preston to Snowdonia.

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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 Preston to Snowdonia.
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  • Distance: 74.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

You can take a train from Preston to Snowdonia via Warrington Bank Quay, Chester, and Bangor (Gwynedd) in around 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $16
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
Night bus from Preston, Lancashire to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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