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There are 4 ways to get from Holyhead to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Take the train from Newton-le-Willows to Newcastle

$108 - $184

3 alternative options

Train via Llandudno Junction  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction
  2. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Newton-le-Willows
  3. Take the train from Newton-le-Willows to Newcastle

$109 - $172

Drive  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Newcastle upon Tyne 267.4 miles

$55 - $85

Fly  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Anglesey (VLY) to Newcastle (NCL) VLY - NCL

$112 - $319

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Newcastle upon Tyne is to fly which costs £85 - £250 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Newcastle via Chester and Newton-le-Willows. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 34 min.

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The distance between Holyhead and Newcastle upon Tyne is 169 miles. The road distance is 267.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Newcastle upon Tyne without a car is to train which takes 6 h 34 min and costs £80 - £150.

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It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Holyhead to Newcastle upon Tyne, including transfers.

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Holyhead to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Holyhead station.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which takes 6 h 34 min and costs £80 - £150. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs £85 - £250 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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There is no direct flight from Anglesey Airport to Newcastle Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Holyhead to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Map of how to get from Holyhead to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 168.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 34 min

What companies run services between Holyhead, Wales and Newcastle upon Tyne, England?

You can take a train from Holyhead to Newcastle upon Tyne via Chester and Newton-le-Willows in around 6 h 34 min. Alternatively, Flybe flies from Holyhead to Newcastle upon Tyne 4 times a week.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Anglesey to Newcastle via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Llandudno Junction to Newton-le-Willows
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newton-le-Willows to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $90

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Newcastle upon Tyne is 267 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to drive from Holyhead to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Flybe offers flights from Anglesey Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 627+ hotels available in Newcastle upon Tyne. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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

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