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

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  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Manchester Oxford Road

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Train via Chester

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly

Train via Chester #2

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Manchester Victoria

Drive

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Manchester
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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Manchester is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Manchester is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Holyhead and arriving at Manchester Oxford Road. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h 47m.

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It is 100 miles from Holyhead to Manchester. It is approximately 124.9 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Manchester without a car is to train which takes 2h 47m and costs £55 - £85.

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The train from Holyhead to Manchester Oxford Road takes 2h 47m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Holyhead to Manchester train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Holyhead station.

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Holyhead to Manchester train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Manchester Oxford Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Manchester is 125 miles. It takes approximately 2h 9m to drive from Holyhead to Manchester.

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  • Distance: 100 miles
  • Duration: 2h 47m

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

Transport for Wales operates a train from Holyhead to Manchester Oxford Road twice daily. Tickets cost £55 - £85 and the journey takes 2h 47m.

Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Holyhead to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Website
Transport for Wales
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
Transport for Wales
Train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Transport for Wales
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£17 - £24
Train from Chester to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£15 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26

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