How to get from Holyhead to Manchester

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from Holyhead to Manchester

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

Our recommendation
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To get from Holyhead to Manchester on 30 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:23Holyhead3h27 12:50Manchester Oxford Road
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£221One-way
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09:23Holyhead3h27 12:50Manchester Oxford Road
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£221One-way
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08:05Holyhead3h45 11:50Manchester Oxford Road
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£221One-way
08:55Holyhead2h51 11:46Manchester Piccadilly
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£361One-way
10:41Holyhead2h34 13:15Manchester Victoria
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£561One-way

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Travel Information between Holyhead and Manchester

distanceDistance99 miles (159 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£34 - £53
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £34 • 2 h 3 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £34 • 2 h 3 min
carriersPopular travel companiesArriva Trains Wales or Avanti West Coast

Travel 99 miles (159 km) by coach or train from Holyhead to Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 3 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £34. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Arriva Trains Wales or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Holyhead to Manchester.

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FAQs

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

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Holyhead to Manchester, which costs on average £34.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Manchester:

A train is generally £20 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £53 from Holyhead to Manchester.

The fastest way to get to Manchester from Holyhead is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 3 min.

There are alternative travel options to Manchester that can usually take longer:

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You should expect to travel around 99 miles (159 km) from Holyhead to Manchester.

The average frequency per day from Holyhead to Manchester is:

  • 4 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Holyhead and Manchester 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 Manchester:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Holyhead, Railway Station and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Holyhead and tend to arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales can get you to Manchester by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Arriva Trains Wales from Holyhead to Manchester for £53 on Omio.
  • Avanti West Coast can take you to Manchester by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Avanti West Coast from Holyhead to Manchester for £34.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Holyhead to Manchester often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Holyhead and Manchester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Manchester and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £53 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £34 one way.

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

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