How to get to Anglesey by Road

How to get to Anglesey

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How to get to Anglesey by Road

Despite its rural location, Anglesey is best accessed from both the North and South of England via the motorways network. From the South, the M6 to the M54 will feed drivers onto the A5 at Telford, taking them straight into North Wales.

Travelling from Scotland and the North of England is also straightforward. Drive on the M6 to where it joins the M56, before joining the main A55 that runs to Anglesey. If you’re looking to travel from Holyhead to Anglesey, it’s just an 18-minute drive away, or you can take the bus for a 40-minute journey.

For more detailed information on these routes, we recommend using the AA Route Planner to plan your journey.

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Getting the Train to Anglesey

The electrified North Wales Coast line has connecting services from Crewe, the main interchange from both ends of the country.

The rail line passes through some of the most breath-taking landscapes in the country. Travelling this way is certain to have you relaxed and in the holiday mood before you arrive. With a travel time from Birmingham New Street to Anglesey just short of five hours, you will benefit from by-passing the stress of road travel.

Visitors to Anglesey can obtain more information on rail travel fromĀ

How to get to Anglesey by plane

The nearest commercial airport to Anglesey is Liverpool John Lennon, many flights arrive daily from Europe and domestically. This is around 90 miles outside of Anglesey, and travellers arriving by plane would still need to arrange onward travel by either bus, train, or hire car on their journey from Liverpool to Anglesey.

To find out more about destinations that link through Liverpool Airport, visit the official site at

Travel on the Anglesey Ferry

With up to eight ferry crossings each day, you can travel all the way from Dublin to Anglesey in Wales. Irish Ferries & Stena Line run the journey between Dublin and Holyhead, which takes 2 hours and 15 minutes.

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