Trains from Manchester to Bangor

Manchester to Bangor train information

Manchester Bangor train map

Train duration 2h30m
Arrival Bangor, Wales
Departure Manchester, England
Distance 81 Miles
Train operators Virgin Trains
Lowest train price from £14.50
Average train price £26.00

There are a lot of train operators across the United Kingdom & Europe but the trains from Manchester in England to Bangor in Wales are provided by Virgin Trains.

There are 81 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Manchester to Bangor is around 2h30m. Train travel is most of the time the fastest way to travel to Bangor from Manchester, and it's also a greener option than driving or taking the plane.

The cheapest fare we've found to travel in the next month is £14.50 one way.

Best prices for Manchester to Bangor train tickets

from £14.50 MORE 2h28m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £16.00 MORE 4h46m

Manchester - Bangor prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Manchester to Bangor by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Manchester - Bangor: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Purchasing your train from Manchester to Bangor in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £14 when buying your seat 2 months in advance which is 55% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Manchester to Bangor trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Manchester and Bangor by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Bangor to Manchester and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Manchester
Oxford Road
Bangor
£14.50 26/10/2019 10:56 2 months ago
Manchester
Victoria
Bangor
£22.80 26/10/2019 13:07 2 months ago
Manchester
Victoria
Bangor
£22.80 26/10/2019 20:07 2 months ago
Manchester
Victoria
Bangor
£22.80 26/10/2019 11:07 2 months ago
Manchester
Victoria
Bangor
£22.80 26/10/2019 21:07 2 months ago
Manchester
Victoria
Bangor
£22.80 26/10/2019 19:07 2 months ago
Manchester
Victoria
Bangor
£22.80 26/10/2019 14:07 2 months ago
Manchester
Victoria
Bangor
£22.80 26/10/2019 18:07 2 months ago
Manchester
Victoria
Bangor
£22.80 26/10/2019 12:07 2 months ago
Manchester
Victoria
Bangor
£22.80 26/10/2019 15:07 2 months ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Manchester Bangor train

Discount Manchester - Bangor train tickets

The most efficient way to pay less on your Manchester Bangor train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when taking the train from Manchester to Bangor? Grab your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average fare for a Manchester Bangor ticket (i.e.: £25.32)(1)

Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of trips needed per year to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£25.32 = 3.48. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 4 trips from Manchester to Bangor (one way journey).

How much does a railcard cost?

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Manchester to Bangor train £25.32 £16.88 £8.44 3.49

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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