There are 5 ways to get from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester by train, bus or car

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Train via Chester  •  4h 59m

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

£39 - £102

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Bus  •  7h 16m

  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 / ...

£10 - £14

3 alternative options

Train  •  5h 19m

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

£36 - £74

Train via Stockport  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Stockport

£38 - £105

Drive  •  1h 51m

  1. Drive from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester 103.5 miles

£17 - £26

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The cheapest way to get from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester is to bus which costs £10 - £15 and takes 7h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester. However, there are services departing from Caernarfon and arriving at Moss Side, Parkside Rd via Bangor, Gwynedd, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and Manchester City Centre, Major St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 16m.

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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 via Chester which takes 4h 59m and costs £35 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m 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 via Chester which takes 4h 59m and costs £35 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £15 and takes 7h 16m.

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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 1h 51m to drive from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester.

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  • Distance: 87.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 59m

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

You can take a train from Caernarfon to Greater Manchester via Upper Bangor, Coleg Menai, Bangor (Gwynedd), Chester, Manchester Oxford Road, and Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn in around 4h 59m. 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 Manchester City Centre, Major St in around 7h 16m.

Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Chester to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Llandudno Junction to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
tfw.wales
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £8
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
£4 - £7
Website
National Express

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