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There are 6 ways to get from Swansea to Snowdonia by train, bus, 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.

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Train via Newport (S Wales)  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$149 - $240

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Bus  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Swansea Bus Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bangor, Gwynedd National Express

$82 - $107

4 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Bridgend
  2. Take the train from Bridgend to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$151 - $229

Train via Shrewsbury  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$139 - $197

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Swansea to Snowdonia 142.1 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Anglesey (VLY) CWL - VLY

$154 - $284

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The cheapest way to get from Swansea to Snowdonia is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swansea to Snowdonia is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The distance between Swansea and Snowdonia is 102 miles. The road distance is 142.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Swansea to Snowdonia without a car is to train which takes 6 h 24 min and costs £110 - £190.

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It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from Swansea to Snowdonia, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Swansea to Snowdonia is to train which takes 6 h 24 min and costs £110 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £60 - £85 and takes 11 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Cardiff Airport to Anglesey Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Swansea to Snowdonia is 142 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to drive from Swansea to Snowdonia.

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Flybe offers flights from Cardiff Airport to Anglesey Airport.

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There are 1030+ hotels available in Snowdonia. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Swansea to Snowdonia.
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  • Distance: 101.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 24 min

What companies run services between Swansea, Wales and Snowdonia, Wales?

You can take a train from Swansea to Snowdonia via Newport (S Wales) and Bangor (Gwynedd) in around 6 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swansea to Snowdonia via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Bangor, Gwynedd in around 11 h 36 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Anglesey
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swansea to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Swansea to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Swansea to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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 Newport (S Wales) to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
First Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Train from Swansea to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
First Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Train from Bridgend to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
First Anytime Day Single
$140 - $220
Train from Swansea to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
First Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
Train from Shrewsbury to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $95
Train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Bus operators
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 Swansea Bus Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com

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