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There are 9 ways to get from Belfast to Bangor by train, car ferry, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train, car ferry  •  9 h 16 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

$89 - $126

Cheapest option

Bus to Dublin, fly to Liverpool, train  •  8 h

  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)

$65 - $314

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Bus, car ferry  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel 705-x
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead

$69 - $97

Car ferry, drive  •  7 h 48 min

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

$97 - $197

Fly Belfast City to Manchester, train  •  6 h 9 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 - $260

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester, train  •  6 h 26 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 - $234

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Liverpool, train  •  6 h 35 min

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

$68 - $201

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

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

$76 - $347

Fly Belfast City to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 47 min

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

$93 - $315

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Bangor is to bus and car ferry which costs £50 - £75 and takes 9 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Bangor is to fly and train which costs £60 - £200 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Bangor is 120 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to Bangor without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 9 h 16 min and costs £65 - £100.

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It takes approximately 9 h 16 min to get from Belfast to Bangor, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Belfast City Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Flybe offers flights from Belfast City Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 1073+ hotels available in Bangor. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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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: 9 h 16 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 walk to Connolly Station, Amiens Street, take the line 53 bus to Tolka Quay, Irish Ferries Terminal, take the walk 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, Cathal Brugha Street, Tolka Quay, Irish Ferries Terminal, Dublin, Holyhead, and Holyhead in around 9 h 28 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 Manchester via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Belfast City to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
48 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
Flights from Dublin to Liverpool
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 Manchester Airport to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 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 Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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 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 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Birmingham International to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 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 Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
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
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $16
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
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 - $170
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
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$39
Passenger Flexi
$65
Standard Car
$91

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