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

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Train  •  4h 21m

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

£95 - £323

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Train via Crewe  •  6h 15m

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

£78 - £192

2 alternative options

Train via Shrewsbury  •  6h 16m

  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

£113 - £264

Drive  •  3h 41m

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Kettering 203.8 miles

£30 - £50

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Kettering is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Kettering is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 41m.

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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 4h 21m.

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The distance between Holyhead and Kettering is 176 miles. The road distance is 203.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Kettering without a car is to train which takes 4h 21m and costs £95 - £330.

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Kettering is 204 miles. It takes approximately 3h 41m to drive from Holyhead to Kettering.

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  • Distance: 175.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 21m

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 4h 21m.

Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Nuneaton
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£60 - £220
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £85
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£160 - £220
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£16 - £55
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £21
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Kettering
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £7
Off-Peak Single
£9 - £15
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Single
£13 - £20
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Off-Peak Single
£17 - £28
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Single
£25 - £40
Train from Derby to Kettering
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£20 - £29
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Off-Peak Single
£19 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Single
£28 - £45
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£50 - £75
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £85
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £25
Website
tfw.wales
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £18
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £18

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