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There are 5 ways to get from London Paddington Station to South Stack by train, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Holyhead

£97 - £342

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Train, night train  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
  2. Take the night train from Birmingham New Street to Holyhead

£121 - £184

Drive  •  4h 43m

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Holyhead 263.8 miles

£40 - £60

Train to Cardiff, fly to Anglesey  •  5h 33m

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

£138 - £338

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  8h 11m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

£102 - £327

London Paddington Station to South Stack by subway and train

The journey time between London Paddington Station and South Stack is around 3h 59m and covers a distance of around 266 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 58m. Operated by London Underground (Tube) and Avanti West Coast, the London Paddington Station to South Stack service departs from Paddington and arrives in Holyhead. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 59m
Fastest journey time:
3h 58m
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
£97
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
16:54
Last service departs at:
17:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to South Stack subway and train schedules

London Paddington Station → South Stack
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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to South Stack is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4h 43m.

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The fastest way to get from London Paddington Station to South Stack is to drive which takes 4h 43m and costs £40 - £60.

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No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station to South Stack. However, there are services departing from Paddington and arriving at Holyhead via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 49m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and South Stack is 228 miles. The road distance is 263.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to South Stack without a car is to train which takes 4h 49m and costs £95 - £350.

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It takes approximately 4h 49m to get from London Paddington Station to South Stack, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to South Stack train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from London Euston 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 Paddington Station to South Stack train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Holyhead station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to South Stack is 264 miles. It takes approximately 4h 43m to drive from London Paddington Station to South Stack.

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  • Distance: 228.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 49m

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and South Stack, Wales?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from London Euston to Holyhead once daily. Tickets cost £95 - £340 and the journey takes 3h 39m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £240
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Cardiff to Anglesey
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£75 - £250
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£95 - £340
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£95 - £130
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£250 - £340
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£22 - £80
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£22 - £30
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £80
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Night train from Birmingham New Street to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£70 - £110
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Manchester Airport to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
tfw.wales
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £65
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£50 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £120

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Eastern Airways offers flights from Cardiff Airport to Anglesey Airport.

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There are 159+ hotels available in South Stack. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £4 - £35.

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