How to get to Holyhead from Dublin

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from Dublin to Holyhead

How to get to Holyhead from Dublin by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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ferry

The best way to travel from Dublin to Holyhead is by taking a ferry because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Stena Line
08:153h35
Dublin
11:50Holyhead
£531One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Stena Line
20:303h31
Dublin
00:01Holyhead
£471One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Stena Line
02:153h30
Dublin
05:45Holyhead
£471One-way
0 changes
Other options
Stena Line
14:453h35
Dublin
18:20Holyhead
£601One-way
0 changes

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Travel Information to Holyhead from Dublin

distanceDistance66 miles
modeAvailable travel modesFerry or coach
priceTicket price range£35 - £38
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £35 • 4 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFerry • £38 • 3 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEuropean Sleeper or Stena Line

Take a ferry or coach to travel 66 miles from Dublin to Holyhead. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are European Sleeper or Stena Line among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or ferry from Dublin to Holyhead.

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FAQs: Dublin to Holyhead

FAQs: Travel 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 Dublin to Holyhead.
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There are 2 travel options from Dublin to Holyhead: ferry or coach.

The cheapest way to go to Holyhead from Dublin is by taking a coach, which costs on average £35.

This is compared to other ways of getting from Dublin to Holyhead:

Taking a coach costs £3 less than taking a ferry, which costs on average £38 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Dublin to Holyhead is by ferry with an average journey time of 3 h 30 min.

There are alternative travel options to Holyhead that take longer:

Coach takes 4 h 35 min on average.

The Dublin to Holyhead distance is approximately 66 miles.

The average frequency per day from Dublin to Holyhead is:

  • 3 ferries per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Dublin and Holyhead as scheduled services by ferry or coach can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Dublin to Holyhead:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Dublin, Airport (Terminal 1 - Zone 2) and arrive in Holyhead, Railway Station.

The following travel companies offer services from Dublin to Holyhead:

  • European Sleeper or Expressway Eurolines can take you to Holyhead by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Expressway Eurolines from Dublin to Holyhead for £35.
  • Stena Line can take you to Holyhead by ferry. If searching for a good deal on ferries, you can find tickets for Stena Line from Dublin to Holyhead for £38.

Yes, there are direct services available from Dublin to Holyhead with the following travel companies:

  • Direct ferries with Stena Line with 3 direct ferries per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Holyhead as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Dublin and Holyhead.

Many of our customers travelling from Dublin to Holyhead don't make Holyhead their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Liverpool, Manchester or Chester, either of which you could add to your Dublin and Holyhead trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Holyhead to any of these top destinations today!

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