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

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Train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston

$165 - $251

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Train via Shrewsbury  •  6 h 35 min

  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 Watford Junction

$106 - $213

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Drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Holyhead to St Albans 256 miles

$55 - $80

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  7 h 13 min

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

$132 - $384

Fly Anglesey to Cardiff, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Anglesey (VLY) to Cardiff (CWL) VLY - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to St Albans City

$123 - $270

Questions & Answers

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 4 h 32 min.

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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 4 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min 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 Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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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 4 h 24 min to drive from Holyhead to St Albans.

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British Airways offers flights from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 468+ hotels available in St Albans. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Holyhead to St Albans.
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  • Distance: 211.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

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 3 h 41 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Anglesey to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
50 min
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
3 h 41 min
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 Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
Train from Birmingham New Street to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
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
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Birmingham New Street to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Thameslink
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
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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