There are 4 ways to get from Holyhead to Blackpool by train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Chester  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Preston

$65 - $141

Cheapest option

Train #2  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool North

$56 - $117

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Newton-le-Willows
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Blackpool North

$56 - $102

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Blackpool 155.1 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Blackpool is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Blackpool is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 37 min.

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The distance between Holyhead and Blackpool is 74 miles. The road distance is 155.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Holyhead to Blackpool, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Blackpool North via Chester, Warrington Bank Quay and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Holyhead to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 74.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

What companies run services between Holyhead, Wales and Blackpool, England?

You can take a train from Holyhead to Blackpool via Chester, Warrington Bank Quay, and Preston in around 4 h 10 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Holyhead to Newton-le-Willows
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Preston
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $30
Train from Wigan North Western to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk

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