There are 11 ways to get from Bangor to Edinburgh 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 Chester  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
  2. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Edinburgh

$152 - $270

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Bus  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
  2. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St 060
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Edinburgh

$40 - $54

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Train  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Warrington Bank Quay
  2. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Edinburgh

$150 - $246

Train TransPennine Express  •  7 h 46 min

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

$129 - $191

Drive  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Bangor to Edinburgh 293.4 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - EDI

$85 - $267

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  6 h 33 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 Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI

$106 - $330

Train to Cardiff, fly to Edinburgh  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Edinburgh (EDI) CWL - EDI

$139 - $317

Train, train to East Midlands, fly to Edinburgh  •  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 Edinburgh (EDI) EMA - EDI

$92 - $295

Train to Manchester, fly to Glasgow, train  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Glasgow (GLA) MAN - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$110 - $388

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Edinburgh  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Wolverhampton
  3. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Bristol Temple Meads
  4. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BRS - EDI

$155 - $377

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bangor to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Bangor, Gwynedd and arriving at Edinburgh via Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bangor to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Bangor (Gwynedd) and arriving at Edinburgh via Chester and Warrington Bank Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 7 min.

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The distance between Bangor and Edinburgh is 193 miles. The road distance is 293.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Bangor to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 6 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to get from Bangor to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Bangor to Edinburgh bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bangor, Gwynedd station.

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Bangor to Edinburgh train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Bangor (Gwynedd) station.

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The best way to get from Bangor to Edinburgh is to train which takes 6 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 52 min.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Bangor to Edinburgh bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Map of how to get from Bangor to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 193 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 7 min

What companies run services between Bangor, Wales and Edinburgh, Scotland?

You can take a train from Bangor to Edinburgh via Chester and Warrington Bank Quay in around 6 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bangor to Edinburgh via Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 11 h 52 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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 Llandudno Junction to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Llandudno Junction to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
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
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $130
First Anytime Day Single
$130 - $200
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $200
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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
Train from Crewe to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $45
Train from Crewe to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Wolverhampton to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Train from Crewe to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $22
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
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
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
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 Bangor, Gwynedd to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Bangor to Edinburgh train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangor to Edinburgh is 293 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to drive from Bangor to Edinburgh.

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