Manchester to Holyhead train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Holyhead

Showing times and prices for 17 May

Cheapest

£22

Average

£41

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
08:55Manchester Oxford Road2h49 11:44Holyhead
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£221One-way
Cheapest
09:56Manchester Oxford Road2h39 12:35Holyhead
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£221One-way
10:55Manchester Piccadilly2h51 13:46Holyhead
1 change
£361One-way
10:56Manchester Oxford Road2h50 13:46Holyhead
1 change
£561One-way
10:07Manchester Victoria2h42 12:49Holyhead
1 change
£561One-way

Train schedule Manchester to Holyhead

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 17 May
08:07Manchester Victoria3h13 11:20Holyhead
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08:55Manchester Oxford Road2h49 11:44Holyhead
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09:56Manchester Oxford Road2h39 12:35Holyhead
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10:07Manchester Victoria2h42 12:49Holyhead
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10:55Manchester Piccadilly2h51 13:46Holyhead
1 change
10:56Manchester Oxford Road2h50 13:46Holyhead
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Fastest train times from Manchester to Holyhead

Showing times and prices for 17 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 39 m

Average

2 h 50 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

160 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Manchester for Holyhead every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
09:56Manchester Oxford Road2h39 12:35Holyhead
0 changes
£221One-way
10:07Manchester Victoria2h42 12:49Holyhead
1 change
£561One-way
08:55Manchester Oxford Road2h49 11:44Holyhead
0 changes
£221One-way
10:56Manchester Oxford Road2h50 13:46Holyhead
1 change
£561One-way
10:55Manchester Piccadilly2h51 13:46Holyhead
1 change
£361One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Holyhead

distanceDistance99 miles (159 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 39 min
priceAverage train ticket price£26 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast or Transport for Wales

Trains from Manchester to Holyhead cover the 99 miles (159 km) long route taking on average 2 h 39 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £22, but the average price of train tickets is £26. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Holyhead.

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to Holyhead

Travel by train to Holyhead easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Holyhead.
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If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Manchester to Holyhead for as little as £22  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Manchester to Holyhead is £26  one way.
The Manchester to Holyhead train distance is approximately 99 miles (159 km).
While the time it takes to travel 99 miles (159 km) to Holyhead from Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Manchester to Holyhead is on average 2 h 39 min.

Omio customers book a train from Manchester Piccadilly   to Holyhead   most frequently for this route.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre of Manchester.

The most popular arrival train station, Holyhead, is located 0.4 miles (620 m) away from the city centre of Holyhead.

When taking a train from Manchester to Holyhead, you can count on Avanti West Coast or Transport for Wales for the best way to get you to Holyhead. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Manchester and Holyhead and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Manchester to Holyhead. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
If you prefer early morning trains from Manchester to Holyhead, the first train leaves at 07: 55. If you prefer late night trains from Manchester to Holyhead, the last train of the day leaves at 21: 53. Omio shows you the latest train from Manchester to Holyhead times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
If you buy Manchester to Holyhead train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £26. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Manchester and Holyhead. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Holyhead
The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your trip to Holyhead from Manchester.
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales

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