There are 11 ways to get from Bangor to Belfast by bus, car ferry, train, 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.

Recommended option

Bus, car ferry  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Holyhead, Summer Hill (Market Buildings) X4 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre

$77 - $96

Cheapest option

Train to Liverpool, fly to Dublin, bus  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Dublin (DUB) LPL - DUB
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre

$68 - $306

9 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  2. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast Central Enterprise Service

$95 - $140

Train, car ferry  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
  2. Take the car ferry from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast

$69 - $108

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Bangor to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$105 - $134

Train, bus to Manchester, fly to Belfast City  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
  2. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Belfast City (BHD) MAN - BHD

$75 - $235

Train, train to Liverpool, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Liverpool James Street
  3. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) LPL - BFS

$70 - $195

Train, train to Liverpool, fly to Belfast City  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Liverpool James Street
  3. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Belfast City (BHD) LPL - BHD

$78 - $340

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Belfast City  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Belfast City (BHD) BHX - BHD

$95 - $317

Train, train to East Midlands, fly to Belfast City  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Derby
  3. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Belfast City (BHD) EMA - BHD

$91 - $381

Train, train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Belfast City  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
  2. Take the train from Newton-le-Willows to Leeds
  3. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Belfast City (BHD) LBA - BHD

$100 - $287

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangor to Belfast is to train and car ferry which costs £50 - £85 and takes 11 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bangor to Belfast is to train and bus and fly which costs £55 - £190 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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The distance between Bangor and Belfast is 120 miles.

It takes approximately 8 h 3 min to get from Bangor to Belfast, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Bangor, Wales and Belfast, Northern Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Bangor to Belfast. However, you can take the bus to Holyhead, Summer Hill (Market Buildings), take the walk to Holyhead, take the car ferry to Dublin, take the taxi to The 3Arena, take the line 702 bus to Dublin Airport, then take the bus to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Bangor to Belfast via Holyhead, Holyhead, Dublin, and Connolly in around 8 h 13 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Manchester to Belfast City via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Liverpool to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from East Midlands to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Liverpool to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Liverpool to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
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 International
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
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 International
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Chester to Liverpool James Street
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Chester to Liverpool James Street
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Single
$10 - $16
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newton-le-Willows to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Holyhead, Summer Hill (Market Buildings)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
EasyBus
Website
easybus.com
Bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
easybus.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $43
car
$117
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155
Car ferry from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$39
Small Car
$224
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$39
Small Car
$168

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