There are 6 ways to get from Bristol to Bangor 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.

Recommended option

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$102 - $216

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bangor, Gwynedd National Express

$27 - $36

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Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$89 - $166

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Bangor 224.1 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Bristol to Chester, train  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Chester (CEG) BRS - CEG
  2. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$138 - $286

Train to Cardiff, fly to Anglesey  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Anglesey (VLY) CWL - VLY

$55 - $165

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Bangor is to bus which costs £20 - £28 and takes 9 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Bangor is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Bangor is 139 miles. The road distance is 224.1 miles.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Bangor. However, there are services departing from Bristol Bus & Coach Station and arriving at Bangor, Gwynedd via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Bristol to Bangor. However, there are services departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Bangor (Gwynedd) via Birmingham New Street and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

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What companies run services between Bristol, England and Bangor, Wales?

You can take a train from Bristol to Bangor via Birmingham New Street and Crewe in around 5 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Bangor via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 9 h.

Airlines
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Bristol to Chester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Anglesey
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
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
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 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
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
First Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com

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