There are 4 ways to get from Holyhead to Kettering by train or car

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

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Nuneaton
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Kettering

$139 - $215

Cheapest option

Train via Crewe  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Derby
  3. Take the train from Derby to Kettering

$82 - $173

2 alternative options

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  6 h 35 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 Leicester
  4. Take the train from Leicester to Kettering

$115 - $190

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Kettering 215 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Kettering. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Kettering via Nuneaton and Leicester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 21 min.

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The distance between Holyhead and Kettering is 176 miles. The road distance is 215 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Kettering without a car is to train which takes 4 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Holyhead to Kettering, including transfers.

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Holyhead to Kettering train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Holyhead station.

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Holyhead to Kettering train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Kettering station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Kettering is 215 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to drive from Holyhead to Kettering.

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Map of how to get from Holyhead to Kettering.
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  • Distance: 175.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

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

You can take a train from Holyhead to Kettering via Nuneaton and Leicester in around 4 h 21 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Nuneaton
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $160
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 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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Kettering
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Single
$17 - $26
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
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
Train from Derby to Kettering
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $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 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

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