There are 5 ways to get from Snowdonia to Oxford by train, bus or car

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 Crewe  •  4 h 44 min

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

$158 - $291

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Birmingham National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to Oxford National Express

$35 - $46

3 alternative options

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  7 h 45 min

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

$112 - $234

Train Arriva Trains Wales #2  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Hereford
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Oxford

$122 - $199

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Snowdonia to Oxford 197.8 miles

$40 - $65

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

You can take a train from Snowdonia to Oxford via Bangor (Gwynedd), Crewe, and Birmingham New Street in around 4 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Snowdonia to Oxford via Gwastadnant, Cae Perthi, Llanberis, Maes Padarn, Llanberis, Interchange (Snowdon Mountain Railway Stn), Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station), Bangor, Gwynedd, and Birmingham in around 11 h 21 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $150
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $150
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Hereford
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Train from Birmingham New Street to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Hereford to Oxford
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $90
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Snowdonia to Oxford?

The distance between Snowdonia and Oxford is 242 km. The road distance is 317 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Snowdonia to Oxford?

The cheapest way to get from Snowdonia to Oxford is to bus which costs £25 - £35 and takes 11 h 21 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Snowdonia to Oxford?

The quickest way to get from Snowdonia to Oxford is to drive which takes 3 h 33 min and costs £30 - £45.

Is there a direct bus between Snowdonia and Oxford?

No, there is no direct bus from Snowdonia to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Gwastadnant, Cae Perthi and arriving at Oxford via Llanberis, Interchange (Snowdon Mountain Railway Stn), Bangor, Gwynedd and Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 21 min.

How long does it take to get from Snowdonia to Oxford?

It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Snowdonia to Oxford, including transfers.