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There are 4 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Holyhead by train or car

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Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead

$51 - $111

Cheapest option

Train via Altrincham Interchange  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Altrincham to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead

$41 - $95

2 alternative options

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Holyhead

$48 - $112

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Holyhead 113.2 miles

$24 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Holyhead is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Holyhead is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Holyhead. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Holyhead via Chester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 31 min.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Holyhead is 98 miles. The road distance is 113.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Holyhead without a car is to train which takes 3 h 31 min and costs £35 - £85.

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Holyhead, including transfers.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Holyhead train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Manchester Airport station.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Holyhead train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Holyhead station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) to Holyhead is 113 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Holyhead.

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  • Distance: 97.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 31 min

What companies run services between Manchester Airport (MAN), England and Holyhead, Wales?

You can take a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Holyhead via Chester in around 3 h 31 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 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 Crewe to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
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
Train from Crewe to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Crewe
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Altrincham to Chester
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk

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