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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

$39 - $93

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Bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place National Express

$21 - $42

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 drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 44 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 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 train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Holyhead station.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Liverpool is to train which takes 2 h 48 min and costs £30 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £35 and takes 4 h 57 min.

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Holyhead to Liverpool train services, operated by Merseyrail Electrics, arrive at Liverpool Lime Street Low Level station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Liverpool is 94 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to drive 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, National Express operates a bus from Holyhead to Liverpool once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 3 h 5 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
$30 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $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 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
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
$8 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $17
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 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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