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There are 5 ways to get from Holyhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4h 25m

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

$170 - $273

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Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  8h 19m

  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

$146 - $235

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Drive  •  5h 17m

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

$65 - $100

Fly Anglesey to Cardiff, train  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from Anglesey (VLY) to Cardiff (CWL) VLY - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

$162 - $324

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 52m

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

$160 - $439

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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 5h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which costs £130 - £210 and takes 4h 25m.

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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 8h 19m.

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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 4h 25m and costs £130 - £210.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m 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 Anglesey Airport to Cardiff Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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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 5h 17m to drive from Holyhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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  • Distance: 241.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 25m

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 station, Victoria station, and London Victoria in around 4h 25m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Anglesey to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
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 Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
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
4h 7m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Train from Cardiff Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110

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Flybe offers flights from Anglesey Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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There are 334+ hotels available in London Gatwick Airport (LGW). Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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

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