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There are 5 ways to get from Holyhead to St Albans by train, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston

$163 - $249

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Train via Wolverhampton  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Wolverhampton
  3. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Watford Junction

$107 - $224

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 24m

  1. Drive from Holyhead to St Albans 256 miles

$55 - $80

Fly Anglesey to Cardiff, train  •  5h 40m

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

$167 - $324

Train, train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Crewe
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  4. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to St Albans City

$130 - $383

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to St Albans is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to St Albans is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to St Albans. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at St Albans City via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 32m.

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The distance between Holyhead and St Albans is 211 miles. The road distance is 256 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to St Albans without a car is to train which takes 4h 32m and costs £120 - £200.

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It takes approximately 4h 32m to get from Holyhead to St Albans, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Anglesey Airport to Cardiff Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Holyhead to St Albans train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at London Euston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to St Albans is 256 miles. It takes approximately 4h 24m to drive from Holyhead to St Albans.

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  • Distance: 211.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 32m

What companies run services between Holyhead, Wales and St Albans, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Holyhead to St Albans 5 times a day. Tickets cost $150 - $240 and the journey takes 3h 41m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Anglesey to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Train from Shrewsbury to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
Train from Wolverhampton to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
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
Train from Chester to Crewe
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $19
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 Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $19
First Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
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
Train from Chester to Crewe
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
First Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Shrewsbury to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Train from Wolverhampton to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140

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Flybe offers flights from Anglesey Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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There are 513+ hotels available in St Albans. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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

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