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

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Train via Wolverhampton  •  5 h 10 min

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

$101 - $218

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Bus  •  9 h 30 min

  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

$28 - $37

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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 - $167

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Bangor 224.1 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Cardiff, fly to Anglesey  •  5 h 17 min

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

$56 - $165

Fly Bristol to Chester, train  •  4 h 36 min

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

$138 - $286

Questions & Answers

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 30 min.

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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 Wolverhampton and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 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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The best way to get from Bristol to Bangor without a car is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Bristol to Bangor, including transfers.

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Bristol to Bangor bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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Bristol to Bangor train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Bristol Temple Meads station.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Bangor is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Cardiff Airport to Anglesey Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Bristol to Bangor bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bangor, Gwynedd station.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Bangor.
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  • Distance: 139.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

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

You can take a train from Bristol to Bangor via Wolverhampton and Crewe in around 5 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Bangor via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Anglesey
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Bristol to Chester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Wolverhampton to Crewe
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
33 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
$21 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wolverhampton to Crewe
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
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
$25 - $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
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
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 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Bristol to Bangor train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Bangor (Gwynedd) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Bangor is 224 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to drive from Bristol to Bangor.

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Flybe offers flights from Cardiff Airport to Anglesey Airport.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Bristol Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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