How to get from Holyhead to Chester

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from Holyhead to Chester

You can get from Holyhead to Chester by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Holyhead to Chester on 29 Jun we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:23Holyhead1h55 11:18Chester
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09:23Holyhead1h55 11:18Chester
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10:41Holyhead1h36 12:17Chester
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08:05Holyhead2h11 10:16Chester
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11:33Holyhead1h39 13:12Chester
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Travel Information from Holyhead to Chester

distanceDistance72 miles (116 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£26 - £26
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £26 • 1 h 31 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £26 • 1 h 31 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAvanti West Coast or Avanti West Coast

Travel 72 miles (116 km) by coach or train between Holyhead and Chester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 31 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £26. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Avanti West Coast or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Holyhead to Chester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Holyhead to Chester

Travel to Chester 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 Holyhead to Chester.

There are 2 ways to get from Holyhead to Chester: coach or train.

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Holyhead to Chester, which costs on average £26.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Chester:

A train journey is usually £1 less than a journey to Chester by coach, which costs on average £26 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Holyhead to Chester is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 31 min.

Other travel options between Holyhead and Chester can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Chester by coach can take on average 1 h 59 min.

The Holyhead to Chester distance is approximately 72 miles (116 km).

The average frequency per day from Holyhead to Chester is:

  • 16 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Holyhead to Chester:

  • Coaches from Holyhead to Chester most often leave from Holyhead, Railway Station and arrive in Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange).
  • Trains most often depart from Holyhead at Holyhead and arrive in Chester at Chester.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Holyhead to Chester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Avanti West Coast to go to Chester by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Avanti West Coast Holyhead to Chester tickets on Omio for £26.
  • Avanti West Coast can take you to Chester by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Avanti West Coast from Holyhead to Chester for £26.

Yes, there are direct routes from Holyhead to Chester with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 16 direct trains per day to take to Chester with Transport for Wales or Avanti West Coast.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Chester tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.

Omio customers who travel from Holyhead to Chester often also extend their holiday to go to London, Manchester or Liverpool. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Chester and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Holyhead to Chester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £26 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £26 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Holyhead to Chester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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