There are 5 ways to get from Reading to Snowdonia by train, car or plane

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 Birmingham New Street  •  5 h 37 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)

$156 - $286

Cheapest option

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  8 h 6 min

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

$116 - $230

3 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Stafford
  2. Take the train from Stafford to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$130 - $204

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Snowdonia 222.2 miles

$45 - $70

Train, fly  •  8 h 38 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 Manchester Airport to Llandudno Junction

$125 - $268

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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 37 min and costs £110 - £220.

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Reading to Snowdonia, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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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 Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Reading to Snowdonia.
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  • Distance: 174.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 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 37 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $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
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
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 Reading to Stafford
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
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
$23 - $35
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 Stafford to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
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
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
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 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 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

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