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There are 4 ways to get from Holyhead to Lanarkshire by train, bus or car

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Train  •  8h 44m

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

£113 - £391

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Bus  •  13h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Holyhead, Summer Hill to Bangor, Bus Station C X4
  2. Take the bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Hamilton, Scotland

£19 - £27

2 alternative options

Train via Liverpool  •  9h 54m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Shotton
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Motherwell

£116 - £174

Drive  •  4h 52m

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Lanarkshire 291.3 miles

£45 - £65

Holyhead → Lanarkshire
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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Lanarkshire is to bus which costs £19 - £27 and takes 13h 26m.

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The fastest way to get from Holyhead to Lanarkshire is to drive. Taking this option will cost £45 - £65 and takes 4h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Holyhead to Lanarkshire. However, there are services departing from Holyhead, Summer Hill and arriving at Coalburn, Railway Road via Bangor, Gwynedd, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Hamilton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 26m.

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The distance between Holyhead and Lanarkshire is 161 miles. The road distance is 291.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Lanarkshire without a car is to train which takes 8h 44m and costs £110 - £400.

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It takes approximately 8h 44m to get from Holyhead to Lanarkshire, including transfers.

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Holyhead to Lanarkshire bus services, operated by Arriva Cymru, depart from Holyhead, Summer Hill station.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Lanarkshire is to train which takes 8h 44m and costs £110 - £400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £27 and takes 13h 26m.

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Holyhead to Lanarkshire bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hamilton, Scotland station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Lanarkshire is 291 miles. It takes approximately 4h 52m to drive from Holyhead to Lanarkshire.

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  • Distance: 160.7 miles
  • Duration: 8h 44m

What companies run services between Holyhead, Wales and Lanarkshire, Scotland?

You can take a train from Holyhead to Lanarkshire via Chester, Warrington Bank Quay, Motherwell, and Motherwell, Hamilton Road in around 8h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Holyhead to Lanarkshire via Bangor, Bus Station C, Bangor, Gwynedd, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Hamilton, Scotland, and Hamilton, Bus Station in around 13h 26m.

Train operators
Transport for Wales
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £110
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£80 - £110
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£75 - £270
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£75 - £100
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£200 - £270
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£60 - £95
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£24 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£45 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £95
Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Holyhead, Summer Hill to Bangor, Bus Station C
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Arriva 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Hamilton, Scotland
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express

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