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There are 4 ways to get from Holyhead (Station) to Pembroke by train, bus or car

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Train  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Llanelli
  2. Take the train from Llanelli to Pembroke

£151 - £213

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Train via Shrewsbury  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Pembroke

£150 - £214

2 alternative options

Bus  •  11h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Holyhead, Railway Station to Bangor, Bus Station 4X / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bangor to Aberystwyth T2
  3. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 to Carmarthen, Bus Station T1
  4. Take the bus from Carmarthen to Pembroke

Drive  •  3h 49m

  1. Drive from Holyhead (Station) to Pembroke 175.9 miles

£29 - £45

Holyhead (Station) → Pembroke
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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead (Station) to Pembroke is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead (Station) to Pembroke is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Holyhead (Station) station to Pembroke. However, there are services departing from Holyhead, Railway Station and arriving at Pembroke via Bangor, Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 and Carmarthen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead (Station) to Pembroke. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Pembroke via Llanelli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 40m.

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The distance between Holyhead (Station) and Pembroke is 114 miles. The road distance is 175.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead (Station) to Pembroke without a car is to train which takes 8h 40m and costs £150 - £220.

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It takes approximately 8h 40m to get from Holyhead (Station) to Pembroke, including transfers.

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Holyhead (Station) to Pembroke bus services, operated by Arriva Cymru, depart from Holyhead, Railway Station.

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Holyhead (Station) to Pembroke train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Holyhead station.

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The best way to get from Holyhead (Station) to Pembroke is to train which takes 8h 40m and costs £150 - £220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11h 15m.

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  • Distance: 114 miles
  • Duration: 8h 40m

What companies run services between Holyhead (Station), Wales and Pembroke, Wales?

You can take a train from Holyhead (Station) to Pembroke via Llanelli in around 8h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Holyhead (Station) to Pembroke via Bangor, Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7, and Carmarthen in around 11h 15m.

Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Holyhead to Llanelli
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£120 - £180
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Llanelli to Pembroke
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£24 - £35
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £85
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Shrewsbury to Pembroke
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£90 - £130
Website
tfw.wales
Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Holyhead, Railway Station to Bangor, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Arriva Cymru
First Cymru
Phone
+44 1792 57 22 55
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 to Carmarthen, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
First Cymru
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Carmarthen to Pembroke
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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Holyhead (Station) to Pembroke bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Pembroke station.

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Holyhead (Station) to Pembroke train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Pembroke station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead (Station) to Pembroke is 176 miles. It takes approximately 3h 49m to drive from Holyhead (Station) to Pembroke.

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