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Holyhead (Welsh: Caergybi) is a small port town on Holy Island, which is narrowly separated from the larger island of Anglesey, in north-west Wales. It is a port for high-speed ferries that cross the Irish Sea to the Dublin area.

Get in[edit]

Holyhead Ferry

By car[edit]

The A55 runs from Chester across Anglesey to Holyhead.

By rail[edit]

There are hourly services from Shrewsbury via Bangor with some trains starting in Cardiff or Birmingham, all operated by Transport for Wales. A once-daily Premier Service to and from Cardiff offers a higher standard with at-seat restaurant service available in 1st class. From London, there are several departures per day with Avanti West Coast.

  • 1 Holyhead railway station (Gorsaf reilffordd Caergybi), London Rd. Conveniently located at the harbour, the station is within walking distance for the ferries to and from Ireland. Holyhead railway station (Q2398052) on Wikidata Holyhead railway station on Wikipedia

By boat[edit]

By bus[edit]

National Express and Arriva from across the UK to Holyhead

Get around[edit]

Map of Holyhead





  • 1 The Harbourfront Bistro, Newry Beach.
  • 2 Prices Fish and Chips, 2 Saint Cybi Street, +44 1407 762300.
  • 3 Nuha Tandoori Restaurant, 69-71 Market Street.



Go next[edit]

Routes through Holyhead
Dublin Ireland  W Irish Ferries / Stena Line E  END
END  W UK road A55.svg E  ValleyBangorLlandudnoManchester

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