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There are 3 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Bangor by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 38 min

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

$41 - $83

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Bus  •  6 h 20 min

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

$19 - $28

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Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Bangor 96.5 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Bangor is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Bangor is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Bangor. However, there are services departing from Rusholme Ctr and arriving at Bangor, Gwynedd via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Bangor is 80 miles. The road distance is 96.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Bangor without a car is to train which takes 3 h 38 min and costs £30 - £65.

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Greater Manchester to Bangor, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Bangor is to train which takes 3 h 38 min and costs £30 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £22 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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Greater Manchester to Bangor bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bangor, Gwynedd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to Bangor is 96 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to drive from Greater Manchester to Bangor.

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  • Distance: 80.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

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

You can take a train from Greater Manchester to Bangor via Manchester City Centre, Dickinson St, Manchester Oxford Road, and Chester in around 3 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Bangor via Manchester City Centre, Dickinson St, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, and Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place in around 6 h 20 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Chester
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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