How to travel from Chester to Holyhead

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Travel Information from Chester to Holyhead

distanceDistance72 miles (116 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$16 - $30
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $16 (€14) • 1 h 34 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $16 (€14) • 1 h 34 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTransport for Wales

Take a train or bus to travel 72 miles (116 km) between Chester and Holyhead. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Transport for Wales among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Chester to Holyhead.

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from Chester to Holyhead

How to get from Chester to Holyhead by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Chester to Holyhead is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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You can travel by train for as low as $21 (€19). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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.

Travel information from Chester to Holyhead with Transport for Wales:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 27 min
  • Cheapest Price: $22

FAQs: Travel from Chester to Holyhead

FAQs: Travel 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 Chester to Holyhead.

There are 2 travel options from Chester to Holyhead: train or bus.

The cheapest way to go to Holyhead from Chester is by taking a train, which costs on average $16 (€14).

This is compared to other ways of getting from Chester to Holyhead:

A train is $13 (€11) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $30 (€26) from Chester to Holyhead.

The quickest way to travel to Holyhead from Chester is by train, which takes on average 1 h 34 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

Getting to Holyhead by bus takes 2 h 5 min on average.

The distance from Chester to Holyhead is approximately 72 miles (116 km).

The average frequency per day from Chester to Holyhead is:

  • 4 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Chester and Holyhead as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Chester to Holyhead:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange) and arrive in Holyhead, Railway Station.
  • Most travelers board their train from Chester and arrive in Holyhead.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Chester to Holyhead:

  • You can take a train from Chester to Holyhead with Transport for Wales or Virgin Trains. Cheap tickets can be found for $16 (€14) with Transport for Wales from Chester to Holyhead.

Yes, there are direct services available from Chester to Holyhead with the following travel companies:

  • Direct train available with Virgin Trains 4 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Holyhead as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Chester to Holyhead.

Looking to extend your trip from Chester to Holyhead? Many Omio customers who go from Chester to Holyhead usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Dublin, Liverpool or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Dublin, Liverpool or Manchester from Holyhead, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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