There are 5 ways to get from Holyhead to Bristol by train, car or plane

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Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads

$103 - $181

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Fly Anglesey to Cardiff, train  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Anglesey (VLY) to Cardiff (CWL) VLY - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads

$55 - $166

3 alternative options

Train via Crewe  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Wolverhampton
  3. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Bristol Temple Meads

$113 - $239

Drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Bristol 246.6 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Chester, fly to Bristol  •  4 h 54 min

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

$124 - $256

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Bristol. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Bristol Temple Meads via Newport (S Wales). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 17 min.

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The distance between Holyhead and Bristol is 155 miles. The road distance is 246.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Bristol without a car is to train which takes 5 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Holyhead to Bristol, including transfers.

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Holyhead to Bristol train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Holyhead station.

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

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Holyhead to Bristol train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Bristol Temple Meads station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Bristol is 247 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to drive from Holyhead to Bristol.

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Flybe offers flights from Anglesey Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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Map of how to get from Holyhead to Bristol.
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  • Distance: 155 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

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

You can take a train from Holyhead to Bristol via Newport (S Wales) in around 5 h 17 min.

Airlines
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
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
First Anytime Day Single
$140 - $210
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Train from Crewe to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Wolverhampton to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
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
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Train from Crewe to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85

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