There are 4 ways to get from Holyhead to Northampton by train or car

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Train  •  3h 27m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Rugby

£87 - £144

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Train via Crewe  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Northampton

£63 - £125

2 alternative options

Train via Birmingham Airport (BHX)  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Birmingham International
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Northampton

£67 - £115

Drive  •  3h 44m

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Northampton 204.1 miles

£30 - £50

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Northampton is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Northampton is to train which costs £85 - £150 and takes 3h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Northampton via Rugby. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 27m.

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The distance between Holyhead and Northampton is 174 miles. The road distance is 204.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Northampton without a car is to train which takes 3h 27m and costs £85 - £150.

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It takes approximately 3h 27m to get from Holyhead to Northampton, including transfers.

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Holyhead to Northampton train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Holyhead station.

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Holyhead to Northampton train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Rugby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Northampton is 204 miles. It takes approximately 3h 44m to drive from Holyhead to Northampton.

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  • Distance: 173.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 27m

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Holyhead to Northampton 5 times a week. Tickets cost £80 - £130 and the journey takes 2h 53m.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Rugby
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£80 - £130
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£80 - £130
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£45 - £80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £80
Train from Birmingham International to Northampton
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£14 - £21
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
First Anytime Day Single
£50 - £75
Train from Holyhead to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£50 - £85
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£25 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £85
First Anytime Day Single
£85 - £130
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Crewe to Northampton
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£19 - £27
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Train from Birmingham International to Northampton
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18

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