There are 8 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Holyhead by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead

$162 - $284

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station 777
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to Bangor, Gwynedd
  3. Take the bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) X4 / ...

$46 - $72

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Train via Birmingham New Street  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Holyhead

$141 - $272

Drive  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Holyhead 285 miles

$60 - $90

Train, train to Cardiff, fly to Anglesey  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
  3. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Anglesey (VLY) CWL - VLY

$137 - $290

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  7 h 59 min

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

$168 - $431

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  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

$156 - $473

Fly Cambridge to Manchester, train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Cambridge (CBG) to Manchester (MAN) CBG - MAN
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Holyhead

$111 - $394

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Holyhead is to bus which costs £35 - £55 and takes 13 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Holyhead is to drive which takes 4 h 49 min and costs £45 - £70.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Holyhead is 366 km. The road distance is 456 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Holyhead, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Holyhead. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport, Coach Station and arriving at Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) via Birmingham and Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Holyhead. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Holyhead via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 53 min.

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What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Holyhead, Wales?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Holyhead via Tottenham Hale, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London Euston, and Chester in around 5 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Holyhead via Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station, Birmingham, Bangor, Gwynedd, and Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) in around 13 h 13 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
Flights from Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
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
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$39
Business
$36
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$26
First
$40
Business
$39
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 - $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
$65 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
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
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $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
CrossCountry
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $150
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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