There are 4 ways to get from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Manchester Oxford Road

$46 - $91

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Bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place National Express
  2. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express / ...

$23 - $33

2 alternative options

Line 5 bus, train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 5 bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Llandudno, North Western (North Western Gardens) 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Llandudno to Manchester Piccadilly

$45 - $70

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester 103.5 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Caernarfon station to Greater Manchester. However, there are services departing from Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) and arriving at Moss Side, Horton Rd (House 52) via Bangor, Gwynedd, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and Manchester City Centre, Major St (Building 101). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

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The distance between Caernarfon and Greater Manchester is 87 miles. The road distance is 103.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester without a car is to train which takes 3 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester, including transfers.

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Caernarfon to Greater Manchester bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bangor, Gwynedd station.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester is to train which takes 3 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 35 min.

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Caernarfon to Greater Manchester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Yes, the driving distance between Caernarfon to Greater Manchester is 103 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to drive from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester.

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Map of how to get from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester.
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  • Distance: 87.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

What companies run services between Caernarfon, Wales and Greater Manchester, England?

You can take a train from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester via Bangor, Ysgol Gynradd, Bangor (Gwynedd), Chester, Manchester Oxford Road, and Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn (Oxford Rd Rail) in around 3 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester via Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station), Bangor, Gwynedd, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, and Manchester City Centre, Major St (Building 101) in around 6 h 35 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 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 Chester to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Llandudno to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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
Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Llandudno, North Western (North Western Gardens)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 Bangor, Gwynedd to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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