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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 53 min

$153 - $254

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 33 min

  1. National Express
  2. National Express

$35 - $47

6 alternative options

Train via Chester  •  5 h 29 min

$138 - $259

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  7 h 14 min

$136 - $262

Drive  •  4 h 47 min

  1. 276.9 miles

$55 - $90

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, bus, train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. LHR - MAN

$142 - $391

Train to Cardiff, fly to Anglesey  •  6 h 20 min

  1. CWL - VLY

$117 - $265

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, bus, train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. SEN - MAN

$133 - $437

What companies run services between London Victoria, England and Holyhead, Wales?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London Victoria to Holyhead 4 times a day. Tickets cost $150 - $250 and the journey takes 3 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Holyhead via Birmingham, Bangor, Gwynedd, and Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) in around 11 h 33 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
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 - $250
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $150
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $250
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
6 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
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
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Train from Birmingham New Street to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
First Anytime Day Single
$110 - $170
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
easyBus
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Chester, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Victoria and Holyhead is 365 km. The road distance is 443 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Victoria to Holyhead is to bus which costs £26 - £35 and takes 11 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from London Victoria to Holyhead is to drive which takes 4 h 47 min and costs £40 - £65.

No, there is no direct bus from London Victoria to Holyhead. However, there are services departing from London Victoria 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 11 h 33 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from London Victoria to Holyhead, including transfers.