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There are 4 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Holyhead by train, night train or car

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Train  •  2h 46m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Holyhead

£55 - £85

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Train via Chester  •  3h 35m

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

£46 - £144

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Night train  •  2h 47m

  1. Take the night train from Manchester Piccadilly to Holyhead

£55 - £85

Drive  •  2h 5m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Holyhead 124.1 miles

£18 - £28

Manchester Piccadilly Station to Holyhead by train

The train journey time between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Holyhead is around 2h 46m and covers a distance of around 125 miles. The fastest train normally takes 2h 41m. Operated by Transport for Wales, the Manchester Piccadilly Station to Holyhead train service departs from Manchester Piccadilly and arrives in Holyhead. Typically 20 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manchester Piccadilly Station to Holyhead train schedules

Manchester Piccadilly Station → Holyhead
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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Holyhead is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 2h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Holyhead is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 2h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Holyhead. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 2h 46m.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Holyhead is 100 miles. The road distance is 124.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Holyhead without a car is to train which takes 2h 46m and costs £55 - £85.

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The train from Manchester Piccadilly to Holyhead takes 2h 46m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Holyhead train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Holyhead train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Holyhead station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station to Holyhead is 124 miles. It takes approximately 2h 5m to drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Holyhead.

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  • Distance: 100.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 46m

What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Holyhead, Wales?

Transport for Wales operates a train from Manchester Piccadilly to Holyhead 3 times a day. Tickets cost £55 - £85 and the journey takes 2h 46m.

Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £35
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
tfw.wales

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