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Overview: Train from Manchester to Holyhead

distanceDistance99 miles (159 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 49 min
priceAverage train ticket price$49 (€40)
frequencyTrain frequency9 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 9 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesArriva Trains Wales or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Manchester to Holyhead cover the 99 miles (159 km) long route taking on average 2 h 49 min with our travel partners like Arriva Trains Wales or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $49 (€40), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $24 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Holyhead.

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to Holyhead

Travel by train to Holyhead 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 Manchester to Holyhead.

How much do cheap train tickets from Manchester to Holyhead cost?

Train tickets to Holyhead from Manchester for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $24 (€20)  one way in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train from Manchester to Holyhead?

The train price from Manchester to Holyhead is on average $49 (€40)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.

How far is it from Manchester to Holyhead by train?

The Manchester to Holyhead train distance is approximately 99 miles (159 km).

How long is the train ride between Manchester and Holyhead?

The Manchester to Holyhead train duration is on average 2 h 49 min, which is to be expected when traveling 99 miles (159 km) between Manchester and Holyhead. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When traveling by train from Manchester to Holyhead, which train station in Manchester do I depart from and which train station in Holyhead do I arrive in?

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Manchester Piccadilly   to Holyhead.

Where is the Manchester train station located? Where is the Holyhead train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Holyhead and need to travel approximately 0.1 miles (132 m) from the train station to the city center in Holyhead.

What train providers offer a service from Manchester to Holyhead?

Take the Manchester to Holyhead train with Arriva Trains Wales or Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from Manchester to Holyhead as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains are there from Manchester to Holyhead a day?

On average, there are 9 trains a day from Manchester to Holyhead. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What are the first and last departure train times from Manchester to Holyhead?

The earliest train for this trip departs from Manchester at 8: 07 AM. The last train leaves from Manchester at 11: 07 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Manchester to Holyhead and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I purchase Manchester to Holyhead train tickets to get the best deals?

You can find trains to Holyhead from Manchester to cost on average $49 (€40) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Manchester to Holyhead train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your journey to Holyhead from Manchester.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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