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There are 3 ways to get from Manchester to Caernarfon Castle by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 50m

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

£52 - £85

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Bus  •  5h 33m

  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

£46 - £59

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 54m

  1. Drive from Manchester to Caernarfon Castle 109 miles

£18 - £26

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Caernarfon Castle is to drive which costs £18 - £26 and takes 1h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester to Caernarfon Castle is to drive which costs £18 - £26 and takes 1h 54m.

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The distance between Manchester and Caernarfon Castle is 88 miles. The road distance is 109 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester to Caernarfon Castle without a car is to train which takes 2h 50m and costs £50 - £85.

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It takes approximately 2h 50m to get from Manchester to Caernarfon Castle, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Manchester to Caernarfon Castle is to train which takes 2h 50m and costs £50 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £60 and takes 5h 33m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester to Caernarfon Castle is 109 miles. It takes approximately 1h 54m to drive from Manchester to Caernarfon Castle.

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There are 952+ hotels available in Caernarfon Castle. Prices start at £69 per night.

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  • Distance: 87.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 50m

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

You can take a train from Manchester to Caernarfon Castle via Chester and Bangor (Gwynedd) in around 2h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester to Caernarfon Castle via Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and Bangor, Gwynedd in around 5h 33m.

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
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £19
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £19
First Anytime Day Single
£19 - £29
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £27
First Anytime Day Single
£29 - £45
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
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £13
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National Express
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£14 - £19
Book at
National Express

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