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

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

$190 - $292

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Fly Anglesey to Cardiff, train  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Anglesey (VLY) to Cardiff (CWL) VLY - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

$147 - $320

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Train via Birmingham New Street  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leighton Buzzard
  3. Take the train from Luton to Rainham (Kent)
  4. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Dover Priory

$155 - $224

Drive  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Dover 360.9 miles

$75 - $120

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Crewe
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

$156 - $424

Train to Manchester, fly to Southend, train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Crewe
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southend (SEN) MAN - SEN
  3. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  4. Take the train from Stratford International to Dover Priory

$163 - $478

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Dover. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Dover Priory via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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The distance between Holyhead and Dover is 295 miles. The road distance is 360.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Dover without a car is to train which takes 5 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Holyhead to Dover, including transfers.

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Holyhead to Dover train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Holyhead station.

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

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Holyhead to Dover train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Dover Priory station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Dover is 361 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to drive from Holyhead to Dover.

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British Airways offers flights from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 491+ hotels available in Dover. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Holyhead to Dover.
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  • Distance: 294.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

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

You can take a train from Holyhead to Dover via London Euston and St Pancras International in around 5 h 25 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Anglesey to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Rainham (Kent) to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from Stratford International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
First Anytime Day Single
$110 - $160
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $150
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