There are 6 ways to get from Hull to Holyhead 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 55 min

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

$94 - $162

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Hull Interchange (Hull Paragon) to Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street (Dyer Street Coach Station) X62
  2. Take the bus from Leeds to LIVERPOOL, Liverpool One Bus Station 060
  3. Take the bus from LIVERPOOL, Liverpool One Bus Station to Bangor, Gwynedd

$36 - $52

4 alternative options

Train via Sheffield  •  6 h 38 min

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

$81 - $169

Drive  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Hull to Holyhead 216.8 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly, car ferry  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Hull to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Dublin (DUB) LBA - DUB
  3. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead

$98 - $268

Train to Doncaster/Sheffied, fly, car ferry  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Hull to Doncaster
  2. Fly from Doncaster/Sheffied (DSA) to Dublin (DUB) DSA - DUB
  3. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead

$103 - $292

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

You can take a train from Hull to Holyhead via Manchester Piccadilly and Chester in around 5 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hull to Holyhead via Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street (Dyer Street Coach Station), Leeds, LIVERPOOL, Liverpool One Bus Station, Bangor, Gwynedd, and Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) in around 11 h 12 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Doncaster/Sheffied to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Doncaster/Sheffied to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Hull to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Sheffield to Stockport
Ave. Duration
42 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
Train from Hull to Leeds
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Hull to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Hull to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Stockport
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Single
$25 - $40
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Hull to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Super Off-Peak Single
$22 - $30
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $29
Anytime Single
$30 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hull Interchange (Hull Paragon) to Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street (Dyer Street Coach Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds to LIVERPOOL, Liverpool One Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from LIVERPOOL, Liverpool One Bus Station to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $45
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$150 - $180
On Foot
$40 - $45
car
$122
Passenger
$43

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Hull to Holyhead?

The distance between Hull and Holyhead is 288 km. The road distance is 347 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Hull to Holyhead?

The cheapest way to get from Hull to Holyhead is to bus which costs £25 - £40 and takes 11 h 12 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Hull to Holyhead?

The quickest way to get from Hull to Holyhead is to drive which takes 3 h 35 min and costs £30 - £50.

Is there a direct train between Hull and Holyhead?

No, there is no direct train from Hull to Holyhead. However, there are services departing from Hull and arriving at Holyhead via Manchester Piccadilly and Chester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

Is there a direct bus between Hull and Holyhead?

No, there is no direct bus from Hull to Holyhead. However, there are services departing from Hull Interchange (Hull Paragon) and arriving at Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) via Leeds, LIVERPOOL, Liverpool One Bus Station and Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 12 min.

How long does it take to get from Hull to Holyhead?

It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Hull to Holyhead, including transfers.