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There are 6 ways to get from Holyhead to Burton upon Trent by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Tamworth High Level  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Tamworth

$87 - $189

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  8h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Burton-on-Trent

$57 - $100

4 alternative options

Train  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Derby

$92 - $174

Train #2  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Burton-on-Trent

$97 - $170

Drive  •  2h 48m

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Burton upon Trent 152.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, train  •  5h 43m

  1. Fly from Anglesey (VLY) to Cardiff (CWL) VLY - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Burton-on-Trent

$144 - $264

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Burton upon Trent is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Burton upon Trent is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Burton upon Trent. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Burton-on-Trent via Chester, Crewe and Tamworth High Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 36m.

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The distance between Holyhead and Burton upon Trent is 130 miles. The road distance is 152.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Burton upon Trent without a car is to train which takes 4h 36m and costs £65 - £150.

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It takes approximately 4h 36m to get from Holyhead to Burton upon Trent, including transfers.

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Holyhead to Burton upon Trent 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 50m.

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Holyhead to Burton upon Trent train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Tamworth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Burton upon Trent is 152 miles. It takes approximately 2h 48m to drive from Holyhead to Burton upon Trent.

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  • Distance: 129.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 36m

What companies run services between Holyhead, Wales and Burton upon Trent, England?

You can take a train from Holyhead to Burton upon Trent via Chester, Crewe, and Tamworth High Level in around 4h 36m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Anglesey to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Crewe to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Crewe to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Burton-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Train from Cardiff Central to Burton-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
National Express

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Flybe offers flights from Anglesey Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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There are 295+ hotels available in Burton upon Trent. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Anglesey Airport is to taxi which takes 20m and costs £40 - £50.

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