There are 5 ways to get from Holyhead to Conwy Castle by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Conwy

$16 - $25

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Bus, line 5 bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) X4 / ...
  2. Take the line 5 bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Conwy, Castle Square (Nat West Bank) 5 / ...

$9 - $13

3 alternative options

Train via Llandudno Junction  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction

$16 - $45

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Holyhead to Conwy Castle 39.3 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Conwy Castle 39.3 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Conwy Castle is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Conwy Castle is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Holyhead station to Conwy Castle. However, there are services departing from Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) and arriving at Conwy, Castle Square (Nat West Bank) via Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Holyhead and arriving at Conwy. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

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The distance between Holyhead and Conwy Castle is 34 miles. The road distance is 39.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Conwy Castle without a car is to train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs £12 - £19.

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The train from Holyhead to Conwy takes 56 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Holyhead to Conwy Castle bus services, operated by Arriva Cymru, arrive at Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station).

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Holyhead to Conwy Castle train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Holyhead station.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Conwy Castle is to train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs £12 - £19. Alternatively, you can bus and line 5 bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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Holyhead to Conwy Castle bus services, operated by Arriva Cymru, arrive at Conwy, Castle Square (Nat West Bank) station.

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Holyhead to Conwy Castle train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Conwy station.

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Map of how to get from Holyhead to Conwy Castle.
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  • Distance: 33.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 1 min

What companies run services between Holyhead, Wales and Conwy Castle, Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Holyhead to Conwy Castle every 2 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $25 and the journey takes 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Holyhead to Conwy Castle via Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) and Conwy, Castle Square (Nat West Bank) in around 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Conwy
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Conwy, Castle Square (Nat West Bank)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Holyhead to Conwy Castle
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Dazzlers Minibus & Taxi Of Holyhead
Phone
+44 1407 760230
Website
dazzlerstaxiandminibus.co.uk
Cybi Cabs
Phone
+44 1407 761010

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