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There are 6 ways to get from Scotland to Blaenau Ffestiniog by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Warrington Bank Quay
  2. Take the train from Chester to Llandudno Junction
  3. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog

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Fly from Aberdeen, train  •  8h 3m

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Manchester (MAN) ABZ - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Llandudno Junction
  4. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog

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Train, bus  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the train from Chester to Llandudno Junction
  3. Take the bus from Llandudno Junction, Broad Street to Blaenau Ffestiniog, Station T19

Bus  •  11h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Llandudno Junction
  3. Take the bus from Llandudno Junction, Broad Street to Blaenau Ffestiniog, Station T19

Drive  •  5h 8m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Blaenau Ffestiniog 300.1 miles

Fly from Inverness, train  •  8h 13m

  1. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Manchester (MAN) INV - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Llandudno Junction
  4. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog

Scotland to Blaenau Ffestiniog by train

The train journey time between Scotland and Blaenau Ffestiniog is around 7h 48m and covers a distance of around 308 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 43m. The fastest train normally takes 5h 40m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales and Northern Rail, the Scotland to Blaenau Ffestiniog train service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Blaenau Ffestiniog. Typically 26 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
5h 4m
Layover time:
2h 43m
Total time:
7h 48m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
5h 40m
Train distance:
308 miles
Trains per week:
26
Cheapest price:
£118
Carbon emissions:
25 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:32
Last train departs at:
18:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Scotland to Blaenau Ffestiniog train schedules

Scotland → Blaenau Ffestiniog
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Blaenau Ffestiniog is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Blaenau Ffestiniog is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Blaenau Ffestiniog is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Blaenau Ffestiniog is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 5h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Blaenau Ffestiniog is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 5h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scotland to Blaenau Ffestiniog station. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Blaenau Ffestiniog, Station via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Llandudno Junction, Broad Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Scotland to Blaenau Ffestiniog. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Blaenau Ffestiniog via Warrington Bank Quay, Chester and Llandudno Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 58m.

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The distance between Scotland and Blaenau Ffestiniog is 264 miles. The road distance is 300.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Blaenau Ffestiniog without a car is to train which takes 6h 58m and costs £110 - £380.

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It takes approximately 6h 58m to get from Scotland to Blaenau Ffestiniog, including transfers.

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Scotland to Blaenau Ffestiniog bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Scotland to Blaenau Ffestiniog train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Blaenau Ffestiniog is to train which takes 6h 58m and costs £110 - £380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11h 50m.

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  • Distance: 263.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 58m

What companies run services between Scotland and Blaenau Ffestiniog, Wales?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Blaenau Ffestiniog via Warrington Bank Quay, Chester, and Llandudno Junction in around 6h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Blaenau Ffestiniog via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Llandudno Junction, and Llandudno Junction, Broad Street in around 11h 50m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £340
Flights from Inverness to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £140
Flights from Inverness to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday
Estimated price
£60 - £340
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£80 - £280
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£80 - £110
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£210 - £280
Train from Chester to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £60
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £22
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £60
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Chester to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£10 - £16
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Manchester Airport to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
tfw.wales
TransPennine Express Service
Bus operators
Llew Jones Coaches
Phone
+44 1492 640320
Email
info@llewjonesinternational.co.uk
Website
llewjones.com
Bus from Llandudno Junction, Broad Street to Blaenau Ffestiniog, Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Llew Jones Coaches
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 Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Aberdeen Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Scotland to Blaenau Ffestiniog bus services, operated by Llew Jones Coaches, arrive at Blaenau Ffestiniog, Station.

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Scotland to Blaenau Ffestiniog train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Blaenau Ffestiniog station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Scotland to Blaenau Ffestiniog is 300 miles. It takes approximately 5h 8m to drive from Scotland to Blaenau Ffestiniog.

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easyJet and Loganair offer flights from Aberdeen Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 413+ hotels available in Blaenau Ffestiniog. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Aberdeen Airport is to train which takes 8 min and costs £2 - £4.

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