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Cheap train tickets from Holyhead to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Jul 18

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Holyhead to Manchester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Transport for Wales
04:52AM2h58
Holyhead
07:50AMManchester
$191One-way
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
05:28PM3h22
Holyhead
08:50PMManchester
$381One-way
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
11:50AM3h00
Holyhead
02:50PMManchester
$431One-way
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
10:40AM3h10
Holyhead
01:50PMManchester
$431One-way
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
08:05AM3h45
Holyhead
11:50AMManchester
$431One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Holyhead to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, July 18
Transport for Wales
05:28PM3h22
Holyhead
08:50PMManchester
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
04:52AM2h58
Holyhead
07:50AMManchester
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
08:05AM3h45
Holyhead
11:50AMManchester
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
11:50AM3h00
Holyhead
02:50PMManchester
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
10:40AM3h10
Holyhead
01:50PMManchester
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Holyhead to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Jul 18

Fastest Journey

2 h 58 m

Average

3 h 15 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

160 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Holyhead for Manchester every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transport for Wales
04:52AM2h58
Holyhead
07:50AMManchester
$191One-way
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
11:50AM3h00
Holyhead
02:50PMManchester
$431One-way
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
10:40AM3h10
Holyhead
01:50PMManchester
$431One-way
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
05:28PM3h22
Holyhead
08:50PMManchester
$381One-way
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
08:05AM3h45
Holyhead
11:50AMManchester
$431One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Holyhead to Manchester

distanceDistance99 miles (159 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price$43 (€37)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesTransport for Wales, Virgin Trains or Bus

Trains from Holyhead to Manchester cover the 99 miles (159 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 38 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains or Bus. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $26 (€22), but the average price of train tickets is $43 (€37). Travelers depart most frequently from Holyhead and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains and Bus from Holyhead to Manchester trains

For as little as $26 (€22) you can travel by train from Holyhead to Manchester with Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains and Bus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Transport for Wales is a public transport provider in Wales, UK. It operates a comprehensive network of trains, buses and ferries across the country. The trains are modern and comfortable, with a range of different types including InterCity Express Trains, Regional Trains, and Metro Trains. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. There are a variety of ticket types available, including single and return tickets, season tickets, and group tickets. The most popular routes include Cardiff to Swansea, Cardiff to Newport, and Cardiff to Manchester.

Transport for Wales from Holyhead to Manchester train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 38 min
  • Cheapest Price: $26

FAQs: Trains from Holyhead to Manchester

FAQs: Travel by train from Holyhead to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Holyhead to Manchester.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Holyhead to Manchester can start from as little as $26 (€22) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Holyhead to Manchester is $43 (€37); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Holyhead to Manchester train time is 2 h 38 min   covering the 99 mile (159 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Holyhead to Manchester leaves at 7: 05 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Holyhead to Manchester leaves at 8: 35 PM.
There are 4 trains a day from Holyhead to Manchester which require at least one change with Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains or Bus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Holyhead to Manchester train with Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains or Bus. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey to Manchester from Holyhead as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 35 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Holyhead, which is located around 0.4 miles (619 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.5 miles (767 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Manchester from Holyhead is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 38 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Holyhead to Manchester by train is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Manchester from Holyhead including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Holyhead and Manchester

Holyhead
Manchester
Holyhead is the most popular Holyhead railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Holyhead for your trip to Manchester.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 8705755755
Public transit options for Holyhead
Onward travel information: For the nearest bus stop, walk across the footbridge and turn right onto the main road.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Wait at bus stops outside the station
Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester train station for Omio travelers, but Manchester has quite a few train hubs. Find all the information you need to know about the main railway stations in Manchester for your trip from Holyhead.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transit options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
Manchester AirportWifiShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Manchester Airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Manchester Oxford Road
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)

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