There are 4 ways to get from Sheffield to Holyhead by train or car

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Stockport
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Holyhead

$63 - $175

Cheapest option

Train via Chester  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Stockport
  2. Take the train from Stockport to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead

$58 - $125

2 alternative options

Train via Liverpool Lime Street  •  5 h

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

$72 - $144

Drive  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Holyhead 159.2 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Sheffield to Holyhead. However, there are services departing from Sheffield and arriving at Holyhead via Stockport and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 21 min.

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The distance between Sheffield and Holyhead is 131 miles. The road distance is 159.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Holyhead without a car is to train which takes 4 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Sheffield to Holyhead, including transfers.

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Sheffield to Holyhead train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Sheffield station.

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Sheffield to Holyhead train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Holyhead station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sheffield to Holyhead is 159 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to drive from Sheffield to Holyhead.

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There are 336+ hotels available in Holyhead. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Holyhead.
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  • Distance: 131.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

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

You can take a train from Sheffield to Holyhead via Stockport and Crewe in around 4 h 21 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Stockport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Stockport
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Train from Sheffield to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $26
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
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
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
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
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

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