There are 3 ways to get from Holyhead to Hull by train or car

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Train via Chester  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Hull

£75 - £174

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Train  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Hull

£97 - £146

Drive  •  3h 36m

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Hull 217 miles

£35 - £55

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Hull is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Hull is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Hull. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Hull via Chester and Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 55m.

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The distance between Holyhead and Hull is 180 miles. The road distance is 217 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Hull without a car is to train via Chester which takes 5h 55m and costs £75 - £180.

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It takes approximately 5h 55m to get from Holyhead to Hull, including transfers.

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Holyhead to Hull train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Holyhead station.

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Holyhead to Hull train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Hull station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Hull is 217 miles. It takes approximately 3h 36m to drive from Holyhead to Hull.

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  • Distance: 180 miles
  • Duration: 5h 55m

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

You can take a train from Holyhead to Hull via Chester and Manchester Piccadilly in around 5h 55m.

Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Holyhead to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Website
tfw.wales
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£17 - £24
Train from Sheffield to Hull
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22 - £40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£22 - £28
Anytime Day 1st Class
£27 - £40
TransPennine Express
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Single
£15 - £24
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Single
£21 - £35

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