There are 5 ways to get from Hull to Holyhead by train, bus, car, plane or car ferry

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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

$83 - $151

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Bus  •  10 h 54 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 Coach Station, Dyer Street to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place 060
  3. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd

$43 - $55

3 alternative options

Train via Sheffield  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Hull to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Liverpool Lime Street
  3. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead

$90 - $171

Drive  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Hull to Holyhead 216.8 miles

$45 - $70

Train, fly, car ferry  •  9 h 26 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

$93 - $262

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The cheapest way to get from Hull to Holyhead is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 10 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hull to Holyhead is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hull to Holyhead station. However, there are services departing from Hull Interchange (Hull Paragon) and arriving at Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 54 min.

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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.

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The distance between Hull and Holyhead is 180 miles. The road distance is 216.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Hull to Holyhead without a car is to train which takes 5 h 55 min and costs £65 - £120.

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

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Hull to Holyhead bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Hull, depart from Hull Interchange (Hull Paragon) station.

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Map of how to get from Hull to Holyhead.
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  • Distance: 180 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

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 Coach Station, Dyer Street, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, Bangor, Gwynedd, and Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) in around 10 h 54 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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $240
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
$35 - $55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Hull to Leeds
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
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
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
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
$45 - $75
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Hull
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hull Interchange (Hull Paragon) to Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street (Dyer Street Coach Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Website
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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
$38 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $43
car
$116
Passenger
$41

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