The Caledonian Sleeper Train is a fantastic overnight service that runs between London and Scotland. Travelling overnight saves on hotel bills and allows you to reach your destination first thing in the morning, to allow you to make the most of your time away. The scenery as you travel through Scotland is breathtaking, and all the better in the knowledge that you are travelling in style and comfort.
Crewe is a town in Cheshire, United Kingdom. It is a major railway junction, and its industry was built around the railway industry for a long period.
Today, Crewe's railway station is one of the largest in the North West, and a principal interchange destination on the West Coast Main Line. The town is also served by buses, operated mainly by Arriva.
If you are planning on travelling between London and Ireland by train and ferry, you may well need to take this Virgin train between London Euston and Holyhead. New trains on this route have recently been introduced by Virgin. They are clean and comfortable, with a bar serving snacks and drinks. Seats have power sockets, and wireless internet access is available (for an additional fee).
The journey takes around 3hrs and 40mins, depending on the day of travel. There are around five services each day.
If you are travelling to/from Holyhead ferry terminal, you will find the train station next to the ferry terminal, so no other interchange is required. The ferry terminal can be found at the end of Platform 2. If you are hoping to catch a ferry to Ireland after arriving by train, make sure you allow for the check-in time (generally around 45mins).