There are 10 ways to get from Belfast to Bangor by train, car ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Train, car ferry  •  7 h 52 min

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

$103 - $151

Cheapest option

Bus to Dublin, fly to Liverpool, train  •  7 h 22 min

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

$70 - $324

8 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras X1
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  3. Take the bus from Holyhead, Summer Hill (Market Buildings) to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) X4 / ...

$78 - $96

Car ferry, drive  •  7 h 42 min

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

$107 - $142

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Liverpool, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Liverpool (LPL) BFS - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Liverpool Central
  3. Take the train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester
  4. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$72 - $212

Fly Belfast City to Manchester, bus, train  •  5 h 35 min

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

$77 - $242

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester, bus, train  •  5 h 57 min

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

$80 - $217

Fly Belfast City to Liverpool, train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Liverpool (LPL) BHD - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Liverpool Central
  3. Take the train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester
  4. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$80 - $357

Fly Belfast City to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 18 min

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

$99 - $370

Fly Belfast City to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7 h 33 min

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

$105 - $287

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

There is no direct connection from Belfast to Bangor. However, you can take the train to Connolly, take the taxi to Dublin, take the car ferry to Holyhead, take the walk to Holyhead, then take the train to Bangor (Gwynedd). Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Belfast to Bangor via Busáras, Busáras Luas Stop, The Point Luas Stop, Dublin, Holyhead, and Holyhead, Summer Hill (Market Buildings) in around 9 h 16 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Belfast City to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $160
Flights from Dublin to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
Train operators
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Liverpool Central
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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 Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $17
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $18
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 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 Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Newton-le-Willows
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Busaras Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$25 - $35
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Holyhead, Summer Hill (Market Buildings) to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
easyBus
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Chester, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$41 - $45
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$150 - $180
On Foot
$41 - $45
car
$123
Passenger
$43
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $170
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$49
Small Car
$167
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$42
Small Car
$181

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Belfast to Bangor?

The distance between Belfast and Bangor is 192 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Belfast to Bangor?

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Bangor is to bus and car ferry which costs £55 - £70 and takes 9 h 16 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Belfast to Bangor?

The quickest way to get from Belfast to Bangor is to fly and bus and train which takes 5 h 35 min and costs £55 - £180.

How long does it take to get from Belfast to Bangor?

It takes approximately 7 h 52 min to get from Belfast to Bangor, including transfers.