You can fly to London (Gatwick or Heathrow Airports) or straight to
Manchester airport. Times by road or rail are given below
The new A55 coastal expressway links Snowdonia with the historic town
of Chester and the arterial motorways of the M6 and M1 for links to London
and the Channel Ports and Tunnel. For a more leisurely, scenic drive, follow
the A5 from Telford. The port of Holyhead connecting with Ireland is only
an hour's drive away.
Good road links mean fast journey times by coach at surprisingly low
prices. Convenient express services operate from London's Victoria Coach
station and from almost all major towns and cities in England and Scotland.
For further information call National Express on 0 + 44 990 808080. Map
of how to find us.
There are express rail links with London (Euston Station) and Holyhead
port. The Channel Tunnel provides a direct link from Paris to London and
there are special fares linking from there to Manchester and the telephone
number is 0 + 44 345 881881. There is also a railway station in Manchester
Airport and the rail journey from here to Bangor (where we'll meet trains)
takes just over two hours. For timetable information telephone 0 + 44 345
484950 or visit www.railtrack.co.uk see
Crossing to Ireland is easy with Irish Ferries (0 + 44 990 171717)
running the Dublin to Holyhead service and Stena Line going from Holyhead
to Dun Laoghaire on (0+ 44 990 707070). The ferry takes three and a half
hours and the Catamaran under two hours. The Channel Ports and Hull and
Harwich are linked to the rail and motorway network.