Llangollen travel guide

Llangollen Tourism | Llangollen Guide

You're Going to Love Llangollen

With a population of 3,466, Llangollen is a must-see destination in Wales, United Kingdom. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

When to visit Llangollen

Llangollen in December
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Llangollen in December
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Llangollen


Although Llangollen doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Liverpool J. Lennon Airport (LPL), which is located 46 km from Llangollen. The shortest flight to Llangollen from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 28h 15m.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Llangollen, followed by Avanti West Coast. The train journey from Llangollen to London takes 2h 06m and costs around $63 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Bristol, expect to pay about $107 for a 2h 59m trip.


Another option to get to Llangollen is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 264 km from Llangollen. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Hertz, among others, in London.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Llangollen, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Liverpool, the bus ride to Llangollen takes 72 km and will cost you around $12. From Leeds, the ticket costs about $16 for a journey of 113 km.

Airports near Llangollen

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Where to stay in popular areas of Llangollen

Hiring a car in Llangollen

Expect to pay $2.94 per litre in Llangollen (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $35.23 and $46.98. Compact (Seat Leon or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Llangollen, while also 47% cheaper than other types, on average.