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There are 6 ways to get from Essex to Holyhead by train, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Holyhead

£115 - £369

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Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Holyhead

£114 - £450

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Train via Chester  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead

£115 - £379

Train via Birmingham  •  10h 52m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Holyhead

£144 - £354

Drive  •  5h 7m

  1. Drive from Essex to Holyhead 302.7 miles

£50 - £75

Train, train to Cardiff, fly to Anglesey  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
  3. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Anglesey (VLY) CWL - VLY

£177 - £359

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The cheapest way to get from Essex to Holyhead is to drive which costs £50 - £75 and takes 5h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Essex to Holyhead is to drive which costs £50 - £75 and takes 5h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Essex to Holyhead. However, there are services departing from White Notley and arriving at Holyhead via Liverpool Street station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 49m.

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The distance between Essex and Holyhead is 243 miles. The road distance is 302.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Essex to Holyhead without a car is to train which takes 5h 49m and costs £110 - £370.

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It takes approximately 5h 49m to get from Essex to Holyhead, including transfers.

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Essex to Holyhead train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from White Notley station.

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The quickest flight from Cardiff Airport to Anglesey Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Essex to Holyhead train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Holyhead station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Essex to Holyhead is 303 miles. It takes approximately 5h 7m to drive from Essex to Holyhead.

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  • Distance: 243 miles
  • Duration: 5h 49m

What companies run services between Essex, England and Holyhead, Wales?

You can take a train from Essex to Holyhead via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, Euston Square station, and London Euston in around 5h 49m.

Airlines
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Cardiff to Anglesey
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £140
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £400
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£95 - £340
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£95 - £130
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£250 - £340
Train from London Euston to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £230
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £90
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£170 - £230
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£80 - £120
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£16 - £60
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £21
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £60
Train from Crewe to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Shrewsbury to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £75
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Crewe to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£50 - £75
Website
tfw.wales
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £18
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £18
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £120
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£50 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £120

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Eastern Airways offers flights from Cardiff Airport to Anglesey Airport.

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There are 547+ hotels available in Holyhead. Prices start at £75 per night.

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