There are 9 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Holyhead by train, car or plane

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Train via Chester  •  5 h 38 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 - $289

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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

$116 - $270

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Train  •  5 h 47 min

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

$165 - $259

Train via Wolverhampton  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Wolverhampton
  3. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury
  4. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Holyhead

$144 - $250

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 Manchester Airport to Chester
  4. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead

$160 - $444

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester
  5. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead

$148 - $471

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester
  4. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead

$128 - $316

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Chester  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Chester (CEG) BRS - CEG
  4. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead

$212 - $436

Questions & Answers

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 47 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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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Holyhead without a car is to train which takes 5 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Holyhead, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Holyhead train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Holyhead train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Holyhead station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Holyhead is 314 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Holyhead.

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Flybe offers flights from Cardiff Airport to Anglesey Airport.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Holyhead.
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  • Distance: 241.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 38 min

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 Victoria, Victoria Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London Euston, and Chester in around 5 h 38 min.

Airlines
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
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Bristol to Chester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
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 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
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 Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
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
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 Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Shrewsbury to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Train from Manchester Airport to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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
Train from Reading to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Greater Anglia
South Western Railway

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