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from Manchester to Holyhead

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Travel Information from Manchester to Holyhead

distanceDistance99 miles (159 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • £18 • 2 h 39 min
carriersPopular travel companiesArriva Trains Wales

Travel 99 miles (159 km) by train to Holyhead from Manchester. Arriva Trains Wales is the main travel provider operating this trip. Travellers can even take a direct train from Manchester to Holyhead.

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FAQs

How do I travel between Manchester and Holyhead?

Your travel option from Manchester to Holyhead includes taking a train.

What is the fastest way to get from Manchester to Holyhead?

A train is the fastest way to get from Manchester to Holyhead with an average travel time for this trip around 2 h 39 min.

How far is Holyhead from Manchester?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Manchester to Holyhead?

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Holyhead is:

  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Manchester to Holyhead as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Manchester to Holyhead?

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

  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Manchester to Holyhead depart from Manchester Piccadilly to Holyhead.

Which travel operators can get me from Manchester to Holyhead?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Manchester to Holyhead:

  • You can travel to Holyhead from Manchester by train with Arriva Trains Wales. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £18 with Arriva Trains Wales from Manchester to Holyhead.

Is there a way to travel directly from Manchester to Holyhead?

Yes, there is a direct route available from Manchester to Holyhead:

  • You can find around 2 direct trains per day and book this direct train with.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Manchester to Holyhead ends?

Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to Holyhead? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester to Holyhead usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Birmingham. If you're looking to explore London, Liverpool or Birmingham from Holyhead, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I book tickets between Manchester and Holyhead online for the best deals?

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

  • Train tickets cost £18 one way on average.

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