There are 4 ways to get from Snowdonia to Reading by train, night train 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  •  5 h 15 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 Reading

$152 - $286

Cheapest option

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  8 h 31 min

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

$111 - $233

2 alternative options

Train, night train  •  9 h 35 min

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

$126 - $213

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Snowdonia to Reading 222.9 miles

$45 - $70

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

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

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The distance between Snowdonia and Reading is 174 miles. The road distance is 222.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Snowdonia to Reading, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Snowdonia to Reading via Bangor (Gwynedd), Crewe, and Birmingham New Street in around 5 h 15 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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $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 Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 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 Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
5 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 Bangor (Gwynedd) to Hereford
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
First Anytime Day Single
$95 - $150
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
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Birmingham New Street to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Night train from Hereford to Reading
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110

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