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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Crewe  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads

$129 - $300

Cheapest option

Fly Anglesey to Cardiff, train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Anglesey (VLY) to Cardiff (CWL) VLY - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bath Spa

$63 - $166

4 alternative options

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Bath Spa

$116 - $180

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Bath 260 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Chester, fly to Bristol  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Fly from Chester (CEG) to Bristol (BRS) CEG - BRS

$130 - $305

Car ferry to Dublin, fly to Bristol  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bristol (BRS) DUB - BRS

$97 - $267

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

You can take a train from Holyhead to Bath via Crewe, Birmingham New Street, and Bristol Temple Meads in around 5 h 42 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Anglesey to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Chester to Bristol
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Holyhead to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $140
First Anytime Day Single
$150 - $220
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Cardiff Central to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$41 - $45
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$150 - $180
On Foot
$41 - $45
car
$123
Passenger
$43

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Holyhead to Bath?

The distance between Holyhead and Bath is 264 km. The road distance is 416 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Bath?

The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Bath is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 31 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Holyhead to Bath?

The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Bath is to drive which takes 4 h 31 min and costs £40 - £60.

Is there a direct train between Holyhead and Bath?

No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Bath. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Bath Spa via Crewe, Birmingham New Street and Bristol Temple Meads. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 42 min.

How long does it take to get from Holyhead to Bath?

It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Holyhead to Bath, including transfers.