How to get from Manchester to Bangor

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from Manchester to Bangor

You can get from Manchester to Bangor by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Manchester to Bangor on 14 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

15:20Manchester, Coach Station3h15 18:35Llandudno, Mostyn Broadway
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£141One-way
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15:20Manchester, Coach Station3h15 18:35Llandudno, Mostyn Broadway
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£141One-way

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Travel Information to Bangor from Manchester

distanceDistance80 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£5 - £18
fastestFastest modeTrain • £18 • 2 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Transport for Wales

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 80 miles from Manchester to Bangor. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Transport for Wales among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Manchester to Bangor.

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Travel to Bangor easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Bangor.
FAQs

There are 4 travel options from Manchester to Bangor: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Bangor, which costs on average £5.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bangor:

A flight is £3 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Manchester to Bangor costing on average £9.

A flight is £13 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Manchester to Bangor costing on average £18.

The fastest way to get to Bangor from Manchester is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Bangor that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 15 min.

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You should expect to travel around 80 miles from Manchester to Bangor.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Manchester to Bangor:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Bangor, Garth Road.
  • Trains mostly depart from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Bangor (Gwynedd).

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Bangor, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can take you to Bangor by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Manchester to Bangor for £9.
  • Travel with Transport for Wales to go to Bangor by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Transport for Wales Manchester to Bangor tickets on Omio for £18.

Yes, there are direct services available between Manchester and Bangor with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct trains with Transport for Wales.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Bangor as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Manchester and Bangor.

Omio customers who travel from Manchester to Bangor often also extend their holiday to go to London, Liverpool or Birmingham. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bangor and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip between Manchester and Bangor, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £9 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £5 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £18 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Manchester and Bangor online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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