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Getting to Anglesey

Anglesey is easy to get to these days – the A55 North Wales Expressway links Holyhead with the UK motorway network; there are regular express trains from Holyhead; fast ferries link Dublin and Holyhead; and there is even a scheduled air service from Cardiff!

By Road

Approximate distances and journey times from the west of Anglesey:

  • Chester – 85 miles / 1h 40m
  • Liverpool – 95 miles / 2h
  • Manchester – 120 miles / 2h 15m
  • Birmingham – 175 miles / 3 hours
  • London – 290 miles / 5 hours
  • Glasgow – 320 miles / 5h 30m
  • Edinburgh – 320 miles / 5h 50m
  • Belfast – 100 miles + ferry / approx. 4h 50m
  • Dublin – 10 miles + ferry / approx. 3 hours
  • London Euston to Holyhead – fastest direct trains take under 4 hours (operated by Virgin Trains)
  • Glasgow to Holyhead – fastest direct trains take 5-6 hours (operated by Virgin Trains)
  • Trains into the rest of Wales are operated by Arriva Trains Wales

By Rail

  • London Euston to Holyhead – fastest direct trains take under 4 hours (operated by Virgin Trains)
  • Glasgow to Holyhead – fastest direct trains take 5-6 hours (operated by Virgin Trains)
  • Trains into the rest of Wales are operated by Arriva Trains Wales

By Sea

Stena and Irish Ferries operate high-speed and conventional ferries from Holyhead to Dublin (Dun Laoghaire and Dublin Port). The fastest crossings are under 2 hours.

By Air

Scheduled flights operate from Anglesey Airport to Cardiff International Airport. Flight time is around an hour.

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