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There are 5 ways to get from Holyhead to Isle of Wight by train, ferry, car, car ferry or plane

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Train, ferry via Crewe  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Southampton Central
  4. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

$138 - $290

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Lymington
  2. Take the car ferry from Lymington to Yarmouth

$82 - $118

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Train Arriva Trains Wales, ferry  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Southampton Central
  3. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

$153 - $252

Fly Anglesey to Cardiff, train, ferry  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Anglesey (VLY) to Cardiff (CWL) VLY - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Southampton Central
  3. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

$149 - $306

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, ferry  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Crewe
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  3. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

$103 - $312

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Isle of Wight is to drive and car ferry which costs £60 - £95 and takes 6 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Isle of Wight is to drive and car ferry which costs £60 - £95 and takes 6 h 31 min.

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The distance between Holyhead and Isle of Wight is 231 miles.

The best way to get from Holyhead to Isle of Wight without a car is to train and ferry which takes 8 h 55 min and costs £100 - £230.

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It takes approximately 8 h 55 min to get from Holyhead to Isle of Wight, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Anglesey Airport to Cardiff Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Flybe offers flights from Anglesey Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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There are 970+ hotels available in Isle of Wight. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Anglesey Airport is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs £40 - £50.

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Map of how to get from Holyhead to Isle of Wight.
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  • Distance: 231.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 55 min

What companies run services between Holyhead, Wales and Isle of Wight, England?

There is no direct connection from Holyhead to Isle of Wight. However, you can take the train to Crewe, take the train to Birmingham New Street, take the train to Southampton Central, take the walk to Southampton City Centre, Central Station, take the bus to Town Quay, Red Funnel Terminal, take the walk to Southampton, take the ferry to East Cowes, take the walk to East Cowes, opp Well Road, then take the line 5 bus to Newport, Bus Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Holyhead to Isle of Wight via Newport (S Wales), Southampton Central, Southampton City Centre, Central Station, Town Quay, Red Funnel Terminal, Southampton, East Cowes, and East Cowes, opp Well Road in around 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
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 Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
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
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
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
Train from Holyhead to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
First Anytime Day Single
$140 - $210
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Birmingham New Street to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $100
Train from Cardiff Central to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Ferry operators
Red Funnel
Phone
+44 2380 019192
Email
post@redfunnel.co.uk
Website
redfunnel.co.uk
Ferry from Southampton to East Cowes
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
redfunnel.co.uk
Wightlink
Phone
0333 999 7333
Website
wightlink.co.uk
Car ferry from Lymington to Yarmouth
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
wightlink.co.uk

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