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

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Train  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston

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Train, fly to London Gatwick  •  7h 23m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Crewe
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Gatwick (LGW) MAN - LGW

3 alternative options

Train via Birmingham  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Reading

Drive  •  4h 44m

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Charlton 270.3 miles

Train, fly to London Heathrow  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Crewe
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR

Holyhead to Charlton by train and subway

The journey time between Holyhead and Charlton is around 5h 3m and covers a distance of around 286 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 27 min. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 55m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, London Underground (Tube) and South Western Railway, the Holyhead to Charlton service departs from Holyhead and arrives in Upper Halliford. Typically 12 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 35m
Layover time:
27 min
Total time:
5h 3m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 55m
Journey distance:
286 miles
Services per week:
12
Cheapest price:
£110
Carbon emissions:
24 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:51
Last service departs at:
13:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Holyhead to Charlton train and subway schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Holyhead → Charlton
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Charlton is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Charlton is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Charlton is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 18 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Charlton is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 44m.

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The fastest way to get from Holyhead to Charlton is to drive. Taking this option will cost £40 - £65 and takes 4h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Upper Halliford via Euston station and Vauxhall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 54m.

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The distance between Holyhead and Charlton is 221 miles. The road distance is 270.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Charlton without a car is to train which takes 4h 54m and costs £110 - £360.

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It takes approximately 4h 54m to get from Holyhead to Charlton, including transfers.

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Holyhead to Charlton train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Holyhead station.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Holyhead to Charlton train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at London Euston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Charlton is 270 miles. It takes approximately 4h 44m to drive from Holyhead to Charlton.

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  • Distance: 221.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 54m

What companies run services between Holyhead, Wales and Charlton, Surrey, England?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from Holyhead to London Euston twice daily. Tickets cost £95 - £340 and the journey takes 3h 39m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £280
Flights from Manchester to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £600
Flights from Manchester to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£22 - £150
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £450
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£95 - £340
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£95 - £130
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£250 - £340
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
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

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