Travelling to Us

Travelling To Us

RAF Valley is surprisingly easy to reach from anywhere in Europe by fast trunk road, train, air or ferry.

By Car

The motorway network and the A55 road along the North Wales coast offers dual carriageway access right across the island or if you are travelling from the south you may prefer the A5 that takes you through the mountains of North Wales. The choice is yours.

Typical drive times to RAF Valley:

Chester - 1 hr 20 min

Birmingham - 3 hr

Manchester Airport - 2 hr

London - 5 hr

See also: Wales Traffic Website

By Sea

Nearby Holyhead is the gateway to Ireland and offers fast services to Dublin in just 99 minutes or more leisurely crossings in superbly equipped modern boats.

Stena Line

Tel: 08705 707070
Website: Stena Line

Irish Ferries

Tel: 08705 171717
Website: Irish Ferries

By Train

Bangor and Holyhead are on the main rail route to Ireland with connections and services from most parts of the UK

Shortest train journey times to Bangor from:

Chester - 59 min

Birmingham - 2 hr 32 min

Bangor to Holyhead - 29 min

Manchester - 2 hr 10 min

London - 3 hr 23 min

For more rail information:
Tel: 08457 484950
Website: National Rail - Enquiries and Virgin Trains

Traveline Cymru - Public Transport Information
Tel: 0870 608 2 608
Website: Traveline Cymru

By Air


Anglesey Airport
Website:Anglesey Airport

By Bus

A network of coach services from most parts of the UK are available and once on the island there is a network of local services that allows you to travel around at your leisure.

National Express
Tel: 08705 808080
Website: National Express

Traveline Cymru - Public Transport Information
Tel: 0871 200 22 33
Website: Traveline Cymru

For timetable details search the Isle of Anglesey County Council Website or telephone the Tourist Information Centres.

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