There are 7 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Holyhead by train, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Holyhead

$165 - $260

Cheapest option

Train, train to Cardiff, fly to Anglesey  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Cardiff Central
  3. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Anglesey (VLY) CWL - VLY

$117 - $272

5 alternative options

Train via Chester  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead

$148 - $294

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Holyhead

$143 - $296

Drive  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Holyhead 313.5 miles

$65 - $100

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Holyhead

$158 - $441

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  4. Take the train from Crewe to Holyhead

$148 - $474

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Holyhead is to drive which costs £50 - £75 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Holyhead is to drive which costs £50 - £75 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Holyhead is 242 miles. The road distance is 313.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Holyhead, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Holyhead. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Holyhead via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Holyhead, Wales?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Holyhead via London St Pancras International LL and London Euston in around 5 h 35 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Anglesey
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Train from London Euston to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Train from Birmingham New Street to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Train from Crewe to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.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 Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Train from Birmingham New Street to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
First Anytime Day Single
$110 - $160
Train from Crewe to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Train from Reading to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 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

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