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There are 4 ways to get from Holyhead to London by train, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston

£100 - £340

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Train, fly  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR

£99 - £396

2 alternative options

Train via Birmingham  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leighton Buzzard
  3. Take the train from Leighton Buzzard to London Euston

£121 - £159

Drive  •  4h 45m

  1. Drive from Holyhead to London Paddington 264.9 miles

£40 - £60

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to London is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to London is to train which costs £100 - £340 and takes 3h 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Holyhead and arriving at London Euston. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 39m.

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The distance between Holyhead and London is 228 miles. The road distance is 264.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to London without a car is to train which takes 3h 39m and costs £100 - £340.

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The train from Holyhead to London Euston takes 3h 39m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Holyhead to London train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at London Euston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to London is 265 miles. It takes approximately 4h 45m to drive from Holyhead to London.

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  • Distance: 228.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 39m

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

Avanti West Coast operates a train from Holyhead to London Euston twice daily. Tickets cost £100 - £340 and the journey takes 3h 39m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £270
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£100 - £340
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£100 - £130
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£250 - £340
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£80 - £120
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£75 - £110
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Chester to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
tfw.wales
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Leighton Buzzard
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £32
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £32
Train from Leighton Buzzard to London Euston
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £18
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£5 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £18

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