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

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5h 29m

  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 Norwich, train  •  8h 9m

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

$149 - $338

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Train via Birmingham New Street  •  10h 7m

  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 - $255

Train East Midlands Trains  •  10h 11m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Ely
  3. Take the train from Ely to Ipswich

$152 - $253

Drive  •  5h 16m

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Ipswich 310.8 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Anglesey to Cardiff, train  •  6h 38m

  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

$187 - $353

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Ipswich is to drive which costs £50 - £75 and takes 5h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Ipswich is to drive which costs £50 - £75 and takes 5h 16m.

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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 10h 7m.

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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 5h 29m and costs £140 - £220.

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It takes approximately 5h 29m 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 Anglesey Airport to Cardiff Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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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 5h 16m to drive from Holyhead to Ipswich.

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  • Distance: 258.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 29m

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

You can take a train from Holyhead to Ipswich via London Euston, Euston Square station, Liverpool Street station, and London Liverpool Street in around 5h 29m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Anglesey to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Manchester to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
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
3h 41m
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
57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
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
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ely to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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
3h 6m
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
57m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Ely
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$45 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
Anytime Single
$130 - $190
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
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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Flybe offers flights from Anglesey Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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There are 247+ hotels available in Ipswich. Prices start at $64 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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