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

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Train via Chester  •  3h 32m

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

£28 - £97

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Bus  •  6h 15m

  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

2 alternative options

Train  •  3h 42m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Manchester Piccadilly

£30 - £50

Drive  •  1h 55m

  1. Drive from Caernarfon to Manchester Piccadilly Station 109.9 miles

£18 - £27

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The cheapest way to get from Caernarfon to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to bus which costs £10 - £15 and takes 6h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Caernarfon to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 1h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Caernarfon to Manchester Piccadilly Station station. However, there are services departing from Caernarfon and arriving at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St via Bangor, Gwynedd and Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 15m.

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The distance between Caernarfon and Manchester Piccadilly Station is 88 miles. The road distance is 109.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Manchester Piccadilly Station without a car is to train via Chester which takes 3h 32m and costs £27 - £100.

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It takes approximately 3h 32m to get from Caernarfon to Manchester Piccadilly Station, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to train via Chester which takes 3h 32m and costs £27 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £15 and takes 6h 15m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Caernarfon to Manchester Piccadilly Station is 110 miles. It takes approximately 1h 55m to drive from Caernarfon to Manchester Piccadilly Station.

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Map of how to get from Caernarfon to Manchester Piccadilly Station.
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  • Distance: 87.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 32m

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

You can take a train from Caernarfon to Manchester Piccadilly Station via Upper Bangor, Coleg Menai, Bangor (Gwynedd), and Chester in around 3h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Caernarfon to Manchester Piccadilly Station via Bangor, Gwynedd, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 6h 15m.

Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £28
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£9 - £13
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £28
First Anytime Day Single
£29 - £45
Train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
First Anytime Day Single
£19 - £29
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£14 - £21
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
First Anytime Day Single
£45 - £75
Virgin Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£22 - £80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£22 - £30
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £80
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
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £8
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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
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National Express

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