There are 4 ways to get from Holyhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, car, bus or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$173 - $281

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Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

$152 - $241

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Drive  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Holyhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 313.4 miles

$65 - $100

Train, bus, fly  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  4. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$158 - $427

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £50 - £75 and takes 5 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which costs £130 - £220 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Birmingham New Street and Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 12 min.

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The distance between Holyhead and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 242 miles. The road distance is 313.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 4 h 21 min and costs £130 - £220.

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Holyhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Holyhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Holyhead station.

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

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Holyhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 313 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to drive from Holyhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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  • Distance: 241.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

What companies run services between Holyhead, Wales and London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England?

You can take a train from Holyhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Victoria Underground Station, and London Victoria in around 4 h 21 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
First Anytime Day Single
$110 - $160
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Bus operators
EasyBus
Website
easybus.com
Bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
easybus.com

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