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

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Train via Crewe  •  5 h 33 min

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

$154 - $285

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Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$159 - $285

Line 800 bus, bus, train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the line 800 bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street to High Wycombe, Bus Station 800 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station to Central station
  3. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$168 - $246

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Snowdonia 222.2 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Cardiff, fly to Anglesey  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Anglesey (VLY) CWL - VLY

$194 - $345

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$164 - $351

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$169 - $436

Train to Bristol, fly to Chester, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Chester (CEG) BRS - CEG
  3. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$228 - $424

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to Snowdonia is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Snowdonia is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between Reading and Snowdonia is 174 miles. The road distance is 222.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Snowdonia without a car is to train which takes 5 h 33 min and costs £110 - £220.

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It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to get from Reading to Snowdonia, including transfers.

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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 Reading to Snowdonia is 222 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to drive from Reading 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 Reading to Snowdonia.
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  • Distance: 174.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 33 min

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

You can take a train from Reading to Snowdonia via Birmingham New Street, Crewe, and Bangor (Gwynedd) in around 5 h 33 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Anglesey
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Bristol to Chester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
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 Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
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
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 Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $170
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 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
3 times a day
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 Birmingham New Street to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
First Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
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
Train from Reading to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Train from Reading to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street to High Wycombe, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station to Central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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