LXV Anglo-Catalan Society Annual Conference, 1 - 3 November 2019: Conference Location

The conference will take place in Music Building, Bangor University, College Road, Bangor LL57 2DG.

Located between the Menai Strait and Snowdonia National Park, the city of Bangor lies in one of the most beautiful and scenic parts of the United Kingdom. For further information about Bangor and the area, visit the Information for Visitors pages on the main Bangor University website. For video clips, interactive panoramic images and a photo gallery, visit our Virtual Tour site.

Travelling to the University

By Road

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

Estimated journey times

  • Liverpool to Bangor by car: approx. 1.5 hours
  • Manchester to Bangor by car: approx. 2 hours
  • Birmingham to Bangor by car: approx. 3 hours
  • London to Bangor by train: approx. 3 hours
  • Both Manchester Airport and Liverpool John Lennon Airport are around two hours from Bangor, by train.

By Rail

Bangor railway station has frequent connections provided by Virgin Trains and Transport for Wales.

By Bus & Coach

Bangor is served by National Express coaches with local bus services provided by Arriva Buses Wales and other local bus companies. TravelineCymru provide details of all bus services.

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.

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.