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

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Train via Chester  •  5 h 53 min

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

$209 - $328

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Fly from Edinburgh, train  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN) EDI - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Llandudno Junction

$93 - $249

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Train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Warrington Bank Quay
  2. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Llandudno Junction

$166 - $249

Train TransPennine Express  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Llandudno Junction

$133 - $191

Drive  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Snowdonia 307.3 miles

$65 - $95

Fly from Glasgow, train, bus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Llandudno Junction
  3. Take the bus from Llandudno Junction, Station (Llandudno Junction Station) to Betws-y-Coed, Railway Station (Information Centre)
  4. Take the bus from Betws-y-Coed, Railway Station (Information Centre) to Gwastadnant, Cae Perthi

$96 - $347

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The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Snowdonia is to drive which costs £50 - £75 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Snowdonia is to drive which costs £50 - £75 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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The distance between Scotland and Snowdonia is 257 miles. The road distance is 307.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Snowdonia without a car is to train which takes 5 h 53 min and costs £150 - £250.

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Scotland to Snowdonia, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Scotland to Snowdonia is 307 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to drive from Scotland to Snowdonia.

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easyJet and Flybe offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 1051+ hotels available in Snowdonia. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Glasgow Airport is to line 757 bus which takes 15 min and costs £2 - £3.

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Map of how to get from Scotland to Snowdonia.
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  • Distance: 257.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

What companies run services between Scotland and Snowdonia, Wales?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Snowdonia via Warrington Bank Quay, Chester, and Bangor (Gwynedd) in around 5 h 53 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $200
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $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
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
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
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
Bus operators
Llew Jones Coaches
Phone
+44 1492 640320
Email
info@llewjonesinternational.co.uk
Website
llewjonesinternational.co.uk
Bus from Llandudno Junction, Station (Llandudno Junction Station) to Betws-y-Coed, Railway Station (Information Centre)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
llewjonesinternational.co.uk
Gwynfor Coaches
Phone
01248 722 694
Email
mail@gwynforcoaches.co.uk
Website
gwynforcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Betws-y-Coed, Railway Station (Information Centre) to Gwastadnant, Cae Perthi
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
gwynforcoaches.co.uk

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