⚓ Departure port information

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Holyhead at a Glance

Situated at the northwest tip of Wales, Holyhead serves as a crucial transport hub for travelers between the United Kingdom and Ireland. This bustling port town is renowned for its efficient ferry services, providing a vital link to Dublin.

Holyhead is easily accessible through various transportation methods, including train and road, making it an ideal departure point for those crossing over to Ireland.

Traveling to Holyhead Port by Car

You can reach Holyhead via the A55 dual carriageway, also known as the North Wales Expressway. Near the end of this route, you'll see the first (green) signs indicating directions to the ferry terminals of both companies.

Google Maps port address

Holyhead LL65 1DJ, Verenigd Koninkrijk

  1. Upon reaching the roundabout at the end of the A55, take the third exit on the left, which essentially continues straight on the same road.
  2. Then, take the first right turn, crossing the bridge over the railway.
  3. After descending from the bridge, turn immediately left and proceed until you reach a small roundabout.
  4. At this roundabout, the first exit leads to a terminal area where you can park for a maximum of 20 minutes. The second exit directs you to the sorting lanes for the ferry: freight traffic to the left, passenger vehicles to the right.


Long Stay Parking at Holyhead Terminal

There are two small long-stay parking areas available.

  • Car Park 1 has a height restriction of 2.4m.
  • Car Park 2 has a height restriction of 2.1m.

You can pre-pay for parking at Car Park 2 using the on-site payment machine, by phone, or online via Horizon Parking. The name of the Horizon Parking location is “Holyhead Ferry Terminal.”

Traveling to Holyhead Port by Train

The terminal is located adjacent to Holyhead train station, making it very convenient to travel by train to Holyhead and then transfer directly to the ferry. This option can also be more cost-effective.

Google Maps station address

Station Approach
London Road, Holyhead
Anglesey LL65 2BT

Traveling from the UK to Dublin?
Use Holyhead-Dublin.com to find your way for ferry journeys from Wales to the Capital of Ireland.