There are 7 ways to get from Holyhead to Ipswich by train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich

$185 - $283

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Train to Manchester, fly to Southend, train  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Crewe
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southend (SEN) MAN - SEN
  3. Take the train from Shenfield to Ipswich

$142 - $449

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Train via Birmingham New Street  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge
  4. Take the train from Cambridge to Ipswich

$157 - $250

Drive  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Ipswich 310.8 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Manchester, fly to Norwich, train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Crewe
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Norwich (NWI) MAN - NWI
  3. Take the train from Norwich to Ipswich

$150 - $337

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  7 h 55 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 London Liverpool Street to Ipswich

$175 - $449

Fly Anglesey to Cardiff, train  •  7 h 25 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 London Liverpool Street to Ipswich

$143 - $300

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Ipswich via Shrewsbury, Birmingham New Street and Cambridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 59 min.

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The distance between Holyhead and Ipswich is 259 miles. The road distance is 310.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Ipswich without a car is to train which takes 5 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from Holyhead to Ipswich, including transfers.

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Holyhead to Ipswich train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Holyhead station.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Norwich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Holyhead to Ipswich train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Ipswich station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Ipswich is 311 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to drive from Holyhead to Ipswich.

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Loganair offers flights from Manchester Airport to Norwich Airport.

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Map of how to get from Holyhead to Ipswich.
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  • Distance: 258.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 23 min

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

You can take a train from Holyhead to Ipswich via London Euston, Euston Square Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 5 h 23 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $340
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
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Manchester to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $340
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 Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $40
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
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 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Anglesey Airport is to bus which takes 19 min and costs .

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