There are 5 ways to get from Holyhead to Stratford-upon-Avon by train, bus or car

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to Stratford-upon-Avon

$73 - $174

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 39 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 Coach Station, Digbeth National Express

$31 - $38

3 alternative options

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Smethwick Galton Bridge
  2. Take the train from Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level to Stratford-upon-Avon

$78 - $115

Train, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham, Church Centre to Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores X20

$78 - $126

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Stratford-upon-Avon 198.9 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Stratford-upon-Avon is to bus which costs £23 - £29 and takes 10 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Stratford-upon-Avon is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The distance between Holyhead and Stratford-upon-Avon is 145 miles. The road distance is 198.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Holyhead to Stratford-upon-Avon, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Holyhead station to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores via Bangor, Gwynedd and Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon via Crewe and Birmingham Moor Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 47 min.

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What companies run services between Holyhead, Wales and Stratford-upon-Avon, England?

You can take a train from Holyhead to Stratford-upon-Avon via Crewe, Birmingham New Street, and Birmingham Moor Street in around 4 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Holyhead to Stratford-upon-Avon via Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station), Bangor, Gwynedd, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, and Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station in around 10 h 39 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
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
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Holyhead to Smethwick Galton Bridge
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
4 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 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
$17 - $26
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $26
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to Stratford-upon-Avon
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Train from Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level to Stratford-upon-Avon
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
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
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Bus operators
Johnson's Excelbus
Phone
01564 797 070
Email
businfo@johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Website
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Birmingham, Church Centre to Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
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 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express

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