Travelling to the University

Located between the Menai Strait and Snowdonia National Park, the city of Bangor lies in one of the most beautiful and scenic parts of Wales. Bangor is in the county of Gwynedd, where according to the 2011 census, 65.4% of its residents are Welsh speakers. When coming to the conference, you will be joining a vibrant and inclusive bilingual community that is proud of its history and heritage. For further information about the history of Bangor University, founded in 1884 thanks to contributions from local farmers and quarrymen, visit A Brief History of Bangor University.

By Road

The University has good road connections from the A55 North Wales Expressway. Use postcode LL57 2TQ for route planning.

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

By Air

Bangor’s closest major airports are Manchester and Liverpool John Lennon; both have good road and rail links. The local Anglesey Airport provides daily flights to Cardiff.
If you a fly to a London airport, there are direct train services from London Euston to Bangor daily.

By Sea

The port of Holyhead (about 30 minutes from Bangor by car or train) has ferry services to Ireland provided by Irish Ferries and Stena Line.