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There are 4 ways to get from Holyhead to Devon by train, car or plane

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Train via Crewe

  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 Exeter St Davids

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Fly, train

  1. Fly from Anglesey (VLY) to Cardiff (CWL)
  2. Take the train from Barry to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  4. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  5. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Yeoford

Train

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Exeter St Davids

Drive

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Devon

Holyhead to Devon by train

The train journey time between Holyhead and Devon is around 9h 33m and covers a distance of around 341 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 22m. The fastest train normally takes 6h 42m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales, London Midland and others, the Holyhead to Devon train service departs from Holyhead and arrives in Yeoford. Typically 33 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
6h 11m
Layover time:
3h 22m
Total time:
9h 33m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
6h 42m
Train distance:
341 miles
Trains per week:
33
Cheapest price:
£143
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:55
Last train departs at:
20:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Holyhead to Devon train schedules

Holyhead → Devon
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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Devon is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 5h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Devon is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 5h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Devon. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Yeoford via Crewe, Birmingham New Street and Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 12m.

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The distance between Holyhead and Devon is 182 miles. The road distance is 304.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Devon without a car is to train via Crewe which takes 8h 12m and costs £140 - £500.

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It takes approximately 8h 12m to get from Holyhead to Devon, including transfers.

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Holyhead to Devon train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, 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 Devon train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Exeter St Davids station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Devon is 304 miles. It takes approximately 5h 38m to drive from Holyhead to Devon.

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  • Distance: 181.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 12m

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

You can take a train from Holyhead to Devon via Crewe, Birmingham New Street, and Exeter St Davids in around 8h 12m.

Airlines
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Anglesey to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £130
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
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
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22 - £80
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£22 - £29
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £80
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£50 - £75
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Holyhead to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£100 - £150
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Barry to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
tfw.wales
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22 - £26
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£5 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£22 - £26
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £130
Train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£75 - £220
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£75 - £95
Anytime Day 1st Class
£150 - £220
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£29 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£29 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £95
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£15 - £19
Anytime Day 1st Class
£26 - £35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Exeter St Davids to Yeoford
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£6 - £8
Anytime Day 1st Class
£10 - £14

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Eastern Airways offers flights from Anglesey Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Anglesey Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs £2 - £4.

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