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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 57 min

$50 - $80

Cheapest option

Train via Chester #2  •  3 h 55 min

$49 - $103

2 alternative options

Train via Chester  •  3 h 18 min

$51 - $106

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. 120.6 miles

$25 - $40

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

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Holyhead to Manchester Piccadilly Station twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 2 h 57 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 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Holyhead and Manchester Piccadilly Station is 160 km. The road distance is 193 km.

The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to drive which takes 2 h 6 min and costs £19 - £28.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Holyhead and arriving at Manchester Piccadilly. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 2 h 57 min.

The train from Holyhead to Manchester Piccadilly takes 2 h 57 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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