How to travel from Dublin to Holyhead

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Travel Information between Dublin and Holyhead

distanceDistance66 miles (107 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFerry or bus
priceTicket price range- $48
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $45 (€39) • 4 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFerry • $48 (€42) • 3 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEuropean Sleeper or Stena Line

Take a ferry or bus to travel 66 miles (107 km) between Dublin and Holyhead. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are European Sleeper or Stena Line among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Dublin to Holyhead.

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from Dublin to Holyhead

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

Our recommendation
ferry

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

Stena Line
08:15AM3h35
Dublin
11:50AMHolyhead
$541One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Stena Line
08:15AM3h35
Dublin
11:50AMHolyhead
$541One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Stena Line
02:15AM3h30
Dublin
05:45AMHolyhead
$541One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Stena Line
02:45PM3h35
Dublin
06:20PMHolyhead
$611One-way
0 transfers
Stena Line
08:30PM3h31
Dublin
12:01AMHolyhead
$541One-way
0 transfers

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FAQs: Travel from Dublin 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 Dublin to Holyhead.
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There are 2 options to travel from Dublin to Holyhead including taking a ferry or bus.

The cheapest way to travel between Dublin and Holyhead is a bus with an average price of $45 (€39).

This is compared to other travel options from Dublin to Holyhead:

Taking a bus costs $3 (€3) less than taking a ferry, which average ticket prices of $48 (€42).

Taking a bus costs () less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of ().

Taking a bus costs () less than taking a train, which costs on average () for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Holyhead from Dublin is by ferry with an average travel time of 3 h 30 min.

Other travel options to Holyhead take longer:

Getting to Holyhead by bus takes 4 h 35 min on average.

The distance is approximately 66 miles (107 km) from Dublin to Holyhead.

The average frequency per day from Dublin to Holyhead is:

  • Around 3 ferries per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Holyhead from Dublin as scheduled services by ferry or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Dublin, Airport (T2 Arrivals Road - Zone 20) and arrive in Holyhead, Railway Station.
  • Most travelers take a train from Dublin Connolly to Holyhead.

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

  • You can travel from Dublin to Holyhead by bus with European Sleeper or Expressway Eurolines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $45 (€39) with Expressway Eurolines from Dublin to Holyhead.
  • You can travel from Dublin to Holyhead by ferry with Stena Line. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $48 (€42) with Stena Line from Dublin to Holyhead.

Yes, there are direct routes from Dublin to Holyhead with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 3 direct ferries per day to Holyhead with Stena Line.

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

Your trip from Dublin to Holyhead doesn't have to end in Holyhead. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool, Manchester or Chester. If you’d like to add London, Liverpool, Manchester or Chester to your Dublin to Holyhead tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Holyhead today!

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