There are 3 ways to get from Holyhead to Liverpool by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Liverpool Lime Street Low Level

$40 - $94

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Bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) X4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place National Express

$15 - $21

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Liverpool 94.3 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Liverpool is to bus which costs £11 - £17 and takes 5 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Liverpool is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Holyhead station to Liverpool station. However, there are services departing from Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) and arriving at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place via Bangor, Gwynedd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Liverpool. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Liverpool Lime Street Low Level via Chester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

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The distance between Holyhead and Liverpool is 69 miles. The road distance is 94.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Liverpool without a car is to train which takes 2 h 48 min and costs £30 - £75.

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Holyhead to Liverpool, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Holyhead to Liverpool.
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  • Distance: 69 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

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

You can take a train from Holyhead to Liverpool via Chester in around 2 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Holyhead to Liverpool via Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) and Bangor, Gwynedd in around 5 h 28 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 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
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 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Chester to Liverpool Lime Street Low Level
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $17
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
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 Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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