There are 6 ways to get from York to Snowdonia 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 Chester  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from York to Newton-le-Willows
  2. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$119 - $183

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Llandudno Junction National Express

$40 - $50

4 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from York to Newton-le-Willows
  2. Take the train from Newton-le-Willows to Llandudno Junction

$76 - $105

Train #2  •  7 h 8 min

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

$77 - $108

Bus, train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from York, Low Ousegate (Clifford's Tower Area) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) 840 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) Zap
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Llandudno Junction
  4. Take the bus from Llandudno Junction, Station (Llandudno Junction Station) to Betws-y-Coed, Railway Station (Information Centre) X19
  5. Take the bus from Betws-y-Coed, Railway Station (Information Centre) to Gwastadnant, Cae Perthi S2

$71 - $93

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from York to Snowdonia 177.1 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from York to Snowdonia is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from York to Snowdonia is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between York and Snowdonia is 138 miles. The road distance is 177.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from York to Snowdonia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from York to Snowdonia. However, there are services departing from York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) and arriving at Gwastadnant, Cae Perthi via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, Llandudno Junction, Station (Llandudno Junction Station) and Betws-y-Coed, Railway Station (Information Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 16 min.

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

You can take a train from York to Snowdonia via Newton-le-Willows, Chester, and Bangor (Gwynedd) in around 4 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from York to Snowdonia via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station), Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, Llandudno Junction, Llandudno Junction, Station (Llandudno Junction Station), Betws-y-Coed, Railway Station (Information Centre), and Gwastadnant, Cae Perthi in around 10 h 16 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Newton-le-Willows
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from York to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
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
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Newton-le-Willows to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
First Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from York, Low Ousegate (Clifford's Tower Area) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Burnley & Pendle
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
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
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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