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There are 6 ways to get from Bangor to Scotland by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Chester  •  5 h 35 min

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

$152 - $270

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Bus  •  11 h 9 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
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Glasgow

$36 - $49

4 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 58 min

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

$151 - $260

Train TransPennine Express  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Glasgow Central

$123 - $213

Drive  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Bangor to Glasgow 296.7 miles

$60 - $95

Train, fly  •  5 h 49 min

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

$85 - $266

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The cheapest way to get from Bangor to Scotland is to bus which costs £27 - £40 and takes 11 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bangor to Scotland is to drive which costs £45 - £75 and takes 4 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bangor to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Bangor, Gwynedd and arriving at Glasgow via Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bangor to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Bangor (Gwynedd) and arriving at Glasgow Central via Chester and Warrington Bank Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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The distance between Bangor and Scotland is 247 miles. The road distance is 296.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Bangor to Scotland without a car is to train which takes 5 h 35 min and costs £110 - £210.

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Bangor to Scotland, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bangor to Scotland is to train which takes 5 h 35 min and costs £110 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £27 - £40 and takes 11 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Bangor to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 247.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 35 min

What companies run services between Bangor, Wales and Scotland?

You can take a train from Bangor to Glasgow via Chester and Warrington Bank Quay in around 5 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bangor to Glasgow via Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 11 h 9 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 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
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
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
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
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
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
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 Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com

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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 Scotland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Glasgow station.

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Bangor to Scotland train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangor to Scotland is 297 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to drive from Bangor to Scotland.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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