There are 3 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Holyhead by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 39 min

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

$50 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport Bus Station to Plas Coch, Wrexham General Station Esb5
  2. Take the train from Wrexham General to Holyhead

$49 - $74

1 alternative option

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 £19 - £28 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 £19 - £28 and takes 1 h 53 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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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Holyhead, including transfers.

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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 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Holyhead.
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  • Distance: 97.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 39 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 39 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 - $30
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $30
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
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
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Wrexham General to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
First Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
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
EasyBus
Website
easybus.com
Bus from Manchester Airport Bus Station to Plas Coch, Wrexham General Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
easybus.com

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