There are 10 ways to get from Holyhead to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus, car, plane or car ferry

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

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Train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Take the train from Newton-le-Willows to Newcastle

$103 - $182

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 22 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
  3. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street 060 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard

$35 - $65

8 alternative options

Train via Llandudno Junction  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction
  2. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Newton-le-Willows
  3. Take the train from Newton-le-Willows to Newcastle

$102 - $171

Drive  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Newcastle upon Tyne 267.4 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Anglesey to Newcastle  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Anglesey (VLY) to Newcastle (NCL) VLY - NCL

$61 - $259

Car ferry to Dublin, fly to Newcastle  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Newcastle (NCL) DUB - NCL

$72 - $192

Train to Liverpool, fly to Newcastle  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Newcastle (NCL) LPL - NCL

$84 - $345

Train to Cardiff, fly to Newcastle  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Newcastle (NCL) CWL - NCL

$155 - $415

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL

$245 - $558

Train, bus to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - EDI
  4. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$113 - $361

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £27 - £55 and takes 12 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which costs £45 - £65 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The distance between Holyhead and Newcastle upon Tyne is 169 miles. The road distance is 267.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Holyhead to Newcastle upon Tyne, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Holyhead station to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard via Bangor, Gwynedd, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Newcastle via Chester and Newton-le-Willows. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Holyhead to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 168.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 29 min

What companies run services between Holyhead, Wales and Newcastle upon Tyne, England?

You can take a train from Holyhead to Newcastle upon Tyne via Chester and Newton-le-Willows in around 6 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Holyhead to Newcastle upon Tyne via Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station), Bangor, Gwynedd, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, and Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street in around 12 h 22 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Anglesey to Newcastle via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Dublin to Newcastle via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Cardiff to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Liverpool to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Liverpool to Newcastle via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Liverpool to Newcastle via Isle Of Man, Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $200
Flights from Liverpool to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Flights from Cardiff to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Liverpool to Newcastle via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
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 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Llandudno Junction to Newton-le-Willows
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Train from Holyhead to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
First Anytime Day Single
$140 - $220
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
Train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $45
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newton-le-Willows to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
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 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express
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
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Liverpool ONE Bus Station to Leeds City Centre, York Street (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Book at
uk.megabus.com
EasyBus
Website
easybus.com
Bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
easybus.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $160
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$40

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