There are 4 ways to get from Holyhead to Macclesfield by train or car

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Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Manchester Piccadilly

$57 - $120

Cheapest option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Crewe

$51 - $114

2 alternative options

Train via Chester  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Stockport

$52 - $141

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Macclesfield 121.7 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Macclesfield. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Macclesfield via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between Holyhead and Macclesfield is 104 miles. The road distance is 121.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Macclesfield without a car is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Holyhead to Macclesfield, including transfers.

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Holyhead to Macclesfield train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Holyhead station.

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Holyhead to Macclesfield train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Macclesfield is 122 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to drive from Holyhead to Macclesfield.

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Map of how to get from Holyhead to Macclesfield.
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  • Distance: 104.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

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

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Holyhead to Macclesfield twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 46 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
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
$55 - $80
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
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

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