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 51 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly Enterprise Service
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead

$97 - $136

Cheapest option

Car ferry, train  •  11 h 11 min

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

$68 - $112

8 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  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 / ...

$72 - $96

Car ferry, drive  •  7 h 42 min

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

$103 - $138

Fly Belfast City to Manchester, train  •  6 h 6 min

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

$83 - $255

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester, train  •  6 h 28 min

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

$86 - $229

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Liverpool, train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Liverpool (LPL) BFS - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$78 - $213

Fly Belfast City to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 22 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)

$92 - $350

Fly Belfast City to Liverpool, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Liverpool (LPL) BHD - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$86 - $359

Fly Belfast City to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7 h 36 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)

$100 - $285

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Bangor is to car ferry and train which costs £50 - £90 and takes 11 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Bangor is to fly and train which costs £65 - £290 and takes 6 h 4 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Bangor is 120 miles.

It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to get from Belfast to Bangor, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Belfast City Airport is to line 600 shuttle which takes 8 min and costs £2 - £4.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Bangor.
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  • Distance: 120.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 51 min

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 Dublin Airport, The 3Arena, Dublin, Holyhead, and Holyhead, Summer Hill (Market Buildings) in around 8 h 45 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 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 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $500
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 Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $160
Train operators
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
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Manchester Airport to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $30
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
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 Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Crewe
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
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
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Bus operators
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
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
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 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $160
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
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
$40 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$45
Small Car
$152
Car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$39
Small Car
$220
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$39
Small Car
$165

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