Holyhead Ferry Terminal
Holyhead ferry port, on the Isle of Angelsey, offers several sailings a day to Dublin in Ireland.
Holyhead is situated on Holy Island, although it is usually called the largest town on the island of Anglesey as they are well linked with bridges and a causeway, and is best known for it's busy ferry port. Holyhead has a long sea faring tradition, and the local maritime museum is well worth a visit - you can learn about the 100 or so shipwrecks that have taken place in the surrounding area. The town centre was based around St Cybi's Church, built inside one of Europe's few three-walled Roman forts, and today offers good places to eat, a theatre and a cinema. There several places for the visitor to stay - Holyhead is often used as stop on the way to or from Ireland, although it is also a great base for exploring Anglesey. Visitors who are feeling fit can take a walk over to the lighthouse on South Stack which is open to the public and well worth a visit.
Get directions for Holyhead Ferry Terminal
Address (Stena Line): Terminal One, Holyhead, Anglesey, Gwynedd, Wales, LL65 1DQ.
Address (Irish Ferries): Salt Island, Gwynedd, North Wales, LL65 1DR.
Holyhead terminal is served by these ferry routes:
- Dublin–Holyhead (Stena Line and Irish Ferries)
Travelling to Holyhead Ferry Terminal
Travelling by Car
The port is ideally situated at the end of the A55 dual carriageway and is well signposted. Travel times by car are approximately 1hr 40 mins from Chester, 2hrs from Liverpool, 2 hrs 20 mins from Manchester and 3hrs 15 mins from Birmingham.
Travelling by Train
Holyhead Railway Station can be accessed from Terminal 1 in Holyhead Port. For further information, please visit the National Rail website.
Travelling by Bus
There are frequent buses and coaches to Anglesey and Holyhead from England and Wales. National Express also offers a service to the Holyhead Ferry terminal.
Holyhead: Port Facilities
A coffee shop and café is located at Terminal one (pre and post check-in)
The Ferry Terminals have lifts, escalators, disabled toilet facilities, as well as disabled parking bays outside. Wheelchairs are available on request. Priority boarding can be provided to disabled car drivers and passengers, providing notification has been given at the time of booking.
Tourist information is available inside the ferry port terminal building.
Car parks at Holyhead Ferry Port
The Port offers free short term parking (20 minutes max) which is available outside the main terminal building. This facility is only for dropping off and picking up passengers using the ferry services. The long term car parks are situated a short distance from the terminal building. Current costs are £8/day. Payment can be made at the pay and ticket machines. A free park and ride shuttle bus service operates around the ships arrival and departure times. The car parks are patrolled & also have CCTV coverage.
This information is provided for guidance only.