Directions from Holyhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

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Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 23 min

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

$174 - $283

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) X4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Birmingham
  3. Take the bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station NatExpress to South Terminal Bus Station 210

$57 - $84

5 alternative options

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  8 h 15 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 - $242

Drive  •  5 h 17 min

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

$65 - $100

Train, bus to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow  •  6 h 10 min

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

$158 - $428

Fly Anglesey to Cardiff, train  •  6 h 22 min

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

$134 - $305

Train, bus to Manchester, fly to Southend  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport The Station
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southend (SEN) MAN - SEN
  4. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  5. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$139 - $437

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 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Holyhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station), Bangor, Gwynedd, Birmingham, and Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station NatExpress in around 13 h 38 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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Anglesey to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
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
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
Greater Anglia
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station NatExpress to South Terminal Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
nationalexpress.com
easyBus
Bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Holyhead and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 387 km. The road distance is 501 km.

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.

The quickest way to get from Holyhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 4 h 23 min and costs £130 - £220.

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 15 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Holyhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) and arriving at South Terminal Bus Station via Bangor, Gwynedd and Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station NatExpress. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 38 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Holyhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.