The Four Nations History Festival will take place in Pontio Arts and Innovation Centre


Address: Pontio, Bangor University, Deiniol Road, Bangor, LL57 2TQ

By Train

Bangor Railway Station is approximately 10 minutes walk from Pontio. Frequent train services call at Bangor from stations along the North Wales Coast, Chester, Manchester, Cardiff, Birmingham and London. Click here to plan your journey.

By Bus

The closest bus stop is Bangor Clock Bus Station which is approximately 10 minutes walk from Pontio.  Up-to-date bus times.

By Car

If travelling from the east (from Llandudno, Chester, Liverpool, Manchester), leave the A55 at Junction 11, for the A5 and ‘Bangor/Betws-y-Coed’. If travelling from the west (from Anglesey), leave the A55 at Junction 9, for the A487 signposted ‘Bangor/Caernarfon’. In both cases you will be c. 3.5 miles from Bangor itself. From the south, follow the A487 signposted Caernarfon/Bangor. Information on car parking can be found here.

By Air

The nearest international airports are Liverpools John Lennon and Manchester.

By Sea

The nearest port is at Holyhead on Anglesey which is approximately 25 miles from Bangor along the A55 Expressway. Ferry services are available by Irish Ferries and Stena Line operating between Dublin Port and Holyhead.


Places to eat in Bangor.