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

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Train  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the train from Llanfairpwll to Manchester Oxford Road

$79 - $113

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 52m

  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

$59 - $76

2 alternative options

Train via Chester  •  3h 31m

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

$79 - $131

Drive  •  1h 49m

  1. Drive from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester 103.5 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1h 49m.

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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 3h 16m and costs £60 - £90.

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It takes approximately 3h 16m to get from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester is to train which takes 3h 16m and costs £60 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £60 and takes 5h 52m.

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

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  • Distance: 87.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 16m

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

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester 6 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 2h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester via Bangor, Gwynedd, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, and Piccadilly Gardens in around 5h 52m.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Llanfairpwll to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
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
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
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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 Bangor, Gwynedd to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express

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