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There are 5 ways to get from Holyhead to Peterborough by train, bus or car

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Nuneaton
  2. Take the train from Nuneaton to Peterborough

$143 - $220

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Bus  •  11h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Peterborough National Express

$33 - $56

3 alternative options

Train via Shrewsbury  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Peterborough

$117 - $200

Train East Midlands Trains  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Peterborough

$114 - $198

Drive  •  4h 8m

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Peterborough 218.7 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Peterborough is to bus which costs £25 - £45 and takes 11h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Peterborough is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Peterborough. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Peterborough via Nuneaton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 47m.

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The distance between Holyhead and Peterborough is 191 miles. The road distance is 218.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Peterborough without a car is to train which takes 4h 47m and costs £110 - £170.

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It takes approximately 4h 47m to get from Holyhead to Peterborough, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Peterborough is to train which takes 4h 47m and costs £110 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £45 and takes 11h 17m.

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Holyhead to Peterborough train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Peterborough station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Peterborough is 219 miles. It takes approximately 4h 8m to drive from Holyhead to Peterborough.

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  • Distance: 190.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 47m

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

You can take a train from Holyhead to Peterborough via Nuneaton in around 4h 47m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Holyhead to Peterborough 6 times a week. Tickets cost $22 - $28 and the journey takes 9h 25m.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Nuneaton
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $150
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Nuneaton to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Birmingham New Street to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $160
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
National Express

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