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Location, Directions and Maps

Bangor is located in a breathtaking landscape with panoramic views. The location is probably one of the most beautiful university settings in the whole of the UK – situated between the Snowdonia Mountains and the Menai Straits. Have a look at the Bangor and the area photo gallery.

Map of Bangor

Click to download a map of Bangor (PDF).

Travel directions

We’re far easier to get to than you might think – there are good road links to Bangor along the north Wales coast from the M56 and M6.

There are direct trains from London, Manchester, Crewe and Cardiff. There are also frequent ferries from nearby Holyhead to Ireland.

Estimated journey times are:

  • Liverpool to Bangor by car - 1.5 hours
  • Manchester to Bangor by car - 2 hours
  • Birmingham to Bangor by car - 3 hours
  • London to Bangor by train - 3 hours

By road

Our interactive location map (provided by Google map ) provides you with directions to Bangor, using your postcode as the starting point.

Using the postcode LL57 2UW in your SatNav will bring you to Bangor, near to the Deiniol Building (building 47 on our downloadable map of Bangor)

By rail

See the National Rail website for frequent train services to Bangor station.

By bus

Arriva operates bus routes around Bangor and the local area.

TrawsCambria serves Bangor daily and links with services to South and West Wales, Wrexham and Barmouth. Go to for details.

By sea

If you're coming to Bangor from Ireland you'll be able to cross on the ferry to Holyhead, please see these external websites for timetables:

If you are arriving at Holyhead, there is a rail link to Bangor (journey time about 30 minutes). Check National Rail website for details.

By air

If you are arriving at Manchester Airport or Liverpool John Lennon Airport, there is a rail link to Bangor running frequently. Please check the National Rail website for further details.


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