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There are 4 ways to get from Holyhead to East Midlands Airport (EMA) by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train via Chester  •  5h 22m

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

$69 - $138

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express

$34 - $63

2 alternative options

Train  •  5h 44m

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

$106 - $159

Drive  •  3h

  1. Drive from Holyhead to East Midlands Airport (EMA) 166.6 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 3h.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 3h.

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The distance between Holyhead and East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 142 miles. The road distance is 166.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to East Midlands Airport (EMA) without a car is to train which takes 5h 22m and costs £50 - £110.

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It takes approximately 5h 22m to get from Holyhead to East Midlands Airport (EMA), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to train which takes 5h 22m and costs £50 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £50 and takes 11h 9m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 167 miles. It takes approximately 3h to drive from Holyhead to East Midlands Airport (EMA).

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There are 441+ hotels available in East Midlands Airport (EMA). Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Holyhead to East Midlands Airport (EMA).
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  • Distance: 141.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 22m

What companies run services between Holyhead, Wales and East Midlands Airport (EMA), England?

You can take a train from Holyhead to East Midlands Airport (EMA) via Chester, Crewe, Derby, and Derby, Railway Station in around 5h 22m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Holyhead to East Midlands Airport (EMA) 6 times a week. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 8h 10m.

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 Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
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
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
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 Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
National Express

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