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There are 8 ways to get from Holyhead to Exeter Coach Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Crewe  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids

$137 - $274

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Bus  •  12h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Exeter National Express

$43 - $71

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Train  •  8h 36m

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

$155 - $274

Train #2  •  9h 37m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Dawlish

$162 - $273

Drive  •  5h 23m

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Exeter Coach Station 318.1 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Anglesey to Cardiff, train  •  5h 26m

  1. Fly from Anglesey (VLY) to Cardiff (CWL) VLY - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Parkway
  3. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Exeter St Davids

$137 - $279

Train to Manchester, fly to Exeter  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Exeter (EXT) MAN - EXT

$103 - $295

Train to Chester, fly to Bristol, train  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Fly from Chester (CEG) to Bristol (BRS) CEG - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids

$161 - $327

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Exeter Coach Station is to bus which costs £30 - £55 and takes 12h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Exeter Coach Station is to drive which costs £50 - £80 and takes 5h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Exeter Coach Station. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Exeter St Davids via Chester, Crewe and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 21m.

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The distance between Holyhead and Exeter Coach Station is 186 miles. The road distance is 318.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Exeter Coach Station without a car is to train which takes 7h 21m and costs £100 - £210.

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It takes approximately 7h 21m to get from Holyhead to Exeter Coach Station, including transfers.

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Holyhead to Exeter Coach Station train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Holyhead station.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Exeter Coach Station is to train which takes 7h 21m and costs £100 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £55 and takes 12h 37m.

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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 Exeter Coach Station train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Exeter St Davids station.

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Map of how to get from Holyhead to Exeter Coach Station.
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  • Distance: 185.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 21m

What companies run services between Holyhead, Wales and Exeter Coach Station, England?

You can take a train from Holyhead to Exeter Coach Station via Chester, Crewe, Birmingham New Street, and Exeter St Davids in around 7h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Holyhead to Exeter Coach Station via Bangor (Gwynedd), Bangor, Gwynedd, and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 12h 37m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Anglesey to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Manchester to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Exeter via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Chester to Bristol
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $160
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 Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
First Anytime Day Single
$150 - $220
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 Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Cardiff Central to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Train from Bristol Parkway to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
Train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $30
Train from Cardiff Central to Dawlish
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Train from Bristol Parkway to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
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
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Exeter
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Exeter Coach Station is 318 miles. It takes approximately 5h 23m to drive from Holyhead to Exeter Coach Station.

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Flybe offers flights from Anglesey Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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There are 678+ hotels available in Exeter Coach Station. Prices start at $75 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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