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

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Train via Chester  •  5 h 5 min

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

$67 - $151

Cheapest option

Train #2  •  5 h 33 min

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

$65 - $131

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Sheffield

$72 - $107

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Rotherham 160.3 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Rotherham is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Rotherham is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Rotherham. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Rotherham Central via Chester, Crewe, Stockport and Sheffield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

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The distance between Holyhead and Rotherham is 136 miles. The road distance is 160.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Rotherham without a car is to train which takes 5 h 5 min and costs £50 - £120.

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from Holyhead to Rotherham, including transfers.

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

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Holyhead to Rotherham train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Sheffield station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Rotherham is 160 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to drive from Holyhead to Rotherham.

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  • Distance: 136.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Holyhead to Rotherham via Chester, Crewe, Stockport, and Sheffield in around 5 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
Train from Holyhead to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
6 times a week
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 Chester to Stockport
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $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 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Train from Stockport to Meadowhall
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Single
$28 - $40

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