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Heading to Holyhead for a day out or weekend away, or travelling from Holyhead to another destination? Here’s what you need to know.

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Station facilities

  • Parking
  • Shops
  • Ticket machine
  • Ticket office
  • Toilets
  • Wifi
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  • General service information
    • Staffing Level
    • Closed Circuit Television
    • Information Available From Staff
    • Information Services Open
    • CIS
    • Customer Help Points
  • Ticket buying and collection
    • Ticket Office
    • Prepurchase Collection
    • Ticket Machine
    • Oystercard Issued
    • Use Oystercard
    • Always Show Oyster Card Fields
    • Smartcard Issued
    • Smartcard Topup
    • Smartcard Validator
    • Smartcard Comments
    • Penalty Fares
  • All station facilities
    • Seated Area
    • Trolleys
    • Station Buffet
    • Toilets
    • Baby Change
    • Telephones
    • Wi Fi
    • Post Box
    • Atm Machine
    • Shops
  • Accessibility and mobility access
    • Helpline
    • Staff Help Available
    • Induction Loop
    • Accessible Ticket Machines
    • Height Adjusted Ticket Office Counter
    • Ramp For Train Access
    • Accessible Taxis
    • National Key Toilets
    • Step Free Access
    • Ticket Gates
    • Impaired Mobility Set Down
    • Wheelchairs Available
    • Assisted Travel
  • Parking information
    • Cycle Storage
    • CarPark
    • Rail Replacement Services
    • Taxi Rank
    • Onward Travel
    • Port
  • Passenger services
    • Customer Service
    • Left Luggage
    • Lost Property
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About Holyhead railway station

The Welsh town of Holyhead is located on the beautiful island of Anglesey. It’s served by Holyhead station on the North Wales Coast Line. Carrying almost a quarter of a million passengers to and from the mainland annually, the original station opened in 1848 but was replaced after only three years. The present station was built in 1866 but remnants of the original construction remain, including the roof. Three of the four platforms are still in use.

The seaport of Holyhead has numerous attractions, things to do and places to see. Whether you're planning a day trip or holiday, it’s a town you shouldn’t miss. 


  • Can I get to the ferry port from Holyhead railway station?

    • Accessing the ferry port from the station is easy as it’s located around a two-minute walk away. Follow the directions from the railway station to easily get to the port.
  • How long does it take to get from Holyhead station to Anglesey Airport?

    • Catching the train at Holyhead station, it takes around 30 minutes to get to Anglesey Airport.
  • How long does it take to walk from Holyhead station to Holyhead town centre?

    • Via Victoria Road, it takes approximately five minutes to reach Holyhead town centre from the station.
  • What car parking facilities are available at Holyhead station?

    • There is 24-hour parking available at Holyhead station.
  • What facilities are there for bike storage at Holyhead station?

    • Holyhead station has secure facilities for 10 bikes.
  • What other facilities are available at Holyhead station?

    • Toilets - including baby changing facilities
    • Station buffet
    • Shops
    • Coin and cards telephones
    • ATM
    • Disabled access - the station is step-free throughout, and ramps and induction loops are available
  • Which popular destinations can be reached from Holyhead station?

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