There are 5 ways to get from Holyhead to Lincoln by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Stockport to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Lincoln Central

£62 - £214

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Train, bus  •  11h 56m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction
  2. Take the bus from Llandudno Junction to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Lincoln

£27 - £73

3 alternative options

Train via Chester  •  6h 20m

  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 Sheffield
  4. Take the train from Sheffield to Lincoln Central

£58 - £168

Train #2  •  6h 35m

  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 Lincoln Central

£66 - £98

Drive  •  3h 42m

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Lincoln 203.9 miles

£30 - £50

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Lincoln is to train and bus which costs £26 - £75 and takes 11h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Lincoln is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Lincoln. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Lincoln Central via Crewe, Stockport and Sheffield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 46m.

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The distance between Holyhead and Lincoln is 170 miles. The road distance is 203.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Lincoln without a car is to train which takes 5h 46m and costs £60 - £220.

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It takes approximately 5h 46m to get from Holyhead to Lincoln, including transfers.

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Holyhead to Lincoln train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Holyhead station.

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Holyhead to Lincoln train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Lincoln Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Lincoln is 204 miles. It takes approximately 3h 42m to drive from Holyhead to Lincoln.

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  • Distance: 170.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 46m

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

You can take a train from Holyhead to Lincoln via Crewe, Stockport, and Sheffield in around 5h 46m.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£80 - £110
Train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£15 - £55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £20
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
First Anytime Day Single
£50 - £75
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £40
First Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
First Anytime Day Single
£19 - £29
Train from Holyhead to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£18 - £25
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £60
First Anytime Day Single
£60 - £90
Train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £19
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £19
First Anytime Day Single
£19 - £29
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £10
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
Anytime Single
£18 - £27
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Single
£14 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Single
£21 - £35
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
55 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
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £17
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £10
Off-Peak Day Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £17
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
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 Llandudno Junction to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £10
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National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Lincoln
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £8
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National Express

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