There are 9 ways to get from Holyhead to Poole by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Poole

$200 - $314

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 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 Birmingham to Heathrow Airport London 210
  4. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to POOLE, Dorset 205

$49 - $66

7 alternative options

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Southampton Central
  3. Take the train from Southampton Central to Poole

$163 - $271

Train CrossCountry  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Wolverhampton
  2. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Bournemouth

$157 - $244

Drive  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Poole 335.3 miles

$70 - $110

Train, bus to Manchester, fly to Southampton  •  6 h 21 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 Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  4. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Poole

$104 - $261

Fly Anglesey to Cardiff, train  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Anglesey (VLY) to Cardiff (CWL) VLY - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Southampton Central
  3. Take the train from Southampton Central to Poole

$114 - $253

Train, bus to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow  •  8 h 13 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 Waterloo to Poole

$180 - $451

Train, train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Southampton  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Take the train from Newton-le-Willows to Leeds
  3. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Southampton (SOU) LBA - SOU
  4. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Poole

$167 - $394

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

You can take a train from Holyhead to Poole via London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, and London Waterloo in around 6 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Holyhead to Poole via Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station), Bangor, Gwynedd, Birmingham, and Heathrow Airport London in around 15 h 38 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Anglesey to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
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
$160 - $250
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $150
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $250
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Poole
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Poole
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Poole
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southwesternrailway.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 Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
First Anytime Day Single
$150 - $220
Train from Holyhead to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
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 Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Train from Cardiff Central to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newton-le-Willows to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
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 24 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 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
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

How far is it from Holyhead to Poole?

The distance between Holyhead and Poole is 341 km. The road distance is 536 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Poole?

The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Poole is to bus which costs £35 - £50 and takes 15 h 38 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Holyhead to Poole?

The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Poole is to drive which takes 5 h 44 min and costs £50 - £75.

Is there a direct train between Holyhead and Poole?

No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Poole. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Poole via Newport (S Wales) and Southampton Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 48 min.

Is there a direct bus between Holyhead and Poole?

No, there is no direct bus from Holyhead to Poole. However, there are services departing from Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) and arriving at POOLE, Dorset via Bangor, Gwynedd, Birmingham and Heathrow Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 38 min.

How long does it take to get from Holyhead to Poole?

It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Holyhead to Poole, including transfers.