North Wales

How to get to and from Manchester Airport from North Wales

North Wales

Manchester Airport to North Wales

With the entirety of North Wales practically on the doorstep, it’s well worth taking the time to explore the beautiful countryside around Bangor, Llandudno, Anglesey and Caernarfon.


By Train

While there are no direct train services between North Wales and Manchester Airport, all you need to do is catch a transfer in Chester and you’ll able to explore the entire area. There are regular trains from Chester to Bangor, Llandudno, Rhyl and Holyhead.

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By Coach

You can easily reach most of North Wales via coaches from Manchester Airport. After a change in Liverpool, you can visit destinations across the northern Welsh coastline within hours. Services run to Prestatyn, Rhyl, Colwyn Bay and Llandudno. You can also explore North Wales more thoroughly by booking a bus tour from the airport.

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By Car

Driving to North Wales from Manchester Airport is the fastest and most scenic way to experience the area. By following the breath-taking A55, you’ll be able to reach many towns and landmarks while enjoying the incredible landscape. You can hire a car from the airport if you don’t have your own. And, if you’re coming from North Wales to Manchester Airport you can book a hotel room the night before your flight to make sure you don’t get caught in morning traffic.

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Book a bus tour

Explore North Wales with a Busy Bus tour, running to and from the airport