Wrexham travel guide

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You're Going to Love Wrexham

With a population of 43.649, Wrexham is a must-see destination in Wales, United Kingdom. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Wrexham to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Wrexham

If you’re looking for affordable options, Croes Howell Restaurant (Croeshowell Hill Nr Rosset) and Tyn-Y-Capel (Church Rd Minera) are great picks.

When to visit Wrexham

Wrexham in January
Estimated hotel price
£72
1 night at 3-star hotel
Wrexham in January
Estimated hotel price
£72
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Wrexham

Plane

Although Wrexham doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Liverpool J. Lennon Airport (LPL), which is located 34 km from Wrexham. Birmingham Airport (UK) is the most popular, with regular flights from easyJet, British Airways, Loganair and other airlines departing from the United Kingdom. The shortest domestic flight to Wrexham departs from Belfast and takes around 1h.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Wrexham, followed by Avanti West Coast. The train journey from Wrexham to Leeds takes 1h 00m and costs around £18 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about £11 for a 1h 28m trip. Located 4 km from the city centre, Wrexham Gwersyllt, Clywd is the busiest station in Wrexham. Another popular train station is Wrexham General, located 0.8 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Wrexham is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 260 km from Wrexham. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Wrexham, including FlixBus, National Express and Megabus. From Liverpool, the bus ride to Wrexham takes 72 km and will cost you around £7. From Leeds, the ticket costs about £4 for a journey of 113 km.

Plane

Although Wrexham doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Liverpool J. Lennon Airport (LPL), which is located 34 km from Wrexham. Birmingham Airport (UK) is the most popular, with regular flights from easyJet, British Airways, Loganair and other airlines departing from the United Kingdom. The shortest domestic flight to Wrexham departs from Belfast and takes around 1h.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Wrexham, followed by Avanti West Coast. The train journey from Wrexham to Leeds takes 1h 00m and costs around £18 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about £11 for a 1h 28m trip. Located 4 km from the city centre, Wrexham Gwersyllt, Clywd is the busiest station in Wrexham. Another popular train station is Wrexham General, located 0.8 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Wrexham is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 260 km from Wrexham. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Wrexham, including FlixBus, National Express and Megabus. From Liverpool, the bus ride to Wrexham takes 72 km and will cost you around £7. From Leeds, the ticket costs about £4 for a journey of 113 km.

Airports near Wrexham

Airlines serving Wrexham

Lufthansa
Good (4,575 reviews)
KLM
Good (851 reviews)
SWISS
Good (919 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,399 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,590 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,276 reviews)
Air France
Good (971 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,542 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (482 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,924 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,119 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,481 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,662 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (222 reviews)
Finnair
Good (886 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (833 reviews)
LOT
Good (681 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,153 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (915 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (830 reviews)
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Where to stay in Wrexham

Average rates range from around £99 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £125 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Wrexham

Most booked hotels in Wrexham

Lake Vyrnwy Hotel & Spa
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
£98+
Wynnstay Arms
3 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
£100+
The Lemon Tree - Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
£69+
Rossett Hall Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
£76+
Ramada Plaza Wrexham
4 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
£84+
Moreton Park Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
£62+

Hiring a car in Wrexham

Hiring a car in Wrexham costs £22 per day, on average.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 41% cheaper than airport locations in Wrexham.

Expect to pay £1.50 per litre in Wrexham (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.93 and £23.91. The most frequently booked car type in Wrexham is Economy (Volkswagen Polo or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Seat Leon or similar) is, on average, 75% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Wrexham costs £22 per day, on average.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 41% cheaper than airport locations in Wrexham.

Expect to pay £1.50 per litre in Wrexham (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.93 and £23.91. The most frequently booked car type in Wrexham is Economy (Volkswagen Polo or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Seat Leon or similar) is, on average, 75% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.