There are 3 ways to get from Liverpool to Holyhead by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street Low Level to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead

$36 - $92

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd National Express

$14 - $21

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Holyhead 94 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Holyhead is to bus which costs £10 - £16 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool to Holyhead is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool station to Holyhead station. However, there are services departing from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and arriving at Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) via Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Liverpool to Holyhead. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Lime Street Low Level and arriving at Holyhead via Chester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between Liverpool and Holyhead is 69 miles. The road distance is 94 miles.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Holyhead without a car is to train which takes 3 h 5 min and costs £27 - £75.

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Liverpool to Holyhead, including transfers.

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Liverpool to Holyhead bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool to Holyhead.
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  • Distance: 69 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Liverpool to Holyhead via Chester in around 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Liverpool to Holyhead once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street Low Level to Chester
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $16
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
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
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
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

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