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

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 Chester  •  3 h 57 min

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

$45 - $92

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 42 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

Train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Manchester Oxford Road

$43 - $79

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester 103.5 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester is to drive which costs £16 - £25 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester is to drive which costs £16 - £25 and takes 1 h 49 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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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester, including transfers.

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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 42 min.

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

You can take a train from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester via Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station), Bangor (Gwynedd), Chester, Manchester Oxford Road, and Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn (Palace Hotel) in around 3 h 57 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 42 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
$25 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $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 Junction to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
National Express
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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