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 Strait.
Map of Bangor
Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2DG
How to find us
The majority of our University buildings are located in the city centre and Upper Bangor. Our accommodation villages are conveniently located for your lectures, train station and city centre. Ffriddoedd is in Upper Bangor and St Mary's is around 5 minutes' walk from the city centre.
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
- Cardiff to Bangor by train or car - 4 hours
By train or bus
- See the National Rail website & Traveline Cymru for public transport information. Bangor is around two hours from Manchester by train, and the journey from London Euston to Bangor takes around three hours.
From Ireland, you can cross on the ferry to Holyhead which is half an hour away from Bangor. See these external websites for timetables:
Both Manchester Airport and Liverpool John Lennon Airport are around two hours from Bangor, by train.