There are 8 ways to get from London Victoria to Holyhead by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Holyhead

$153 - $243

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Bus  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bangor, Gwynedd National Express

$34 - $46

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Train via Chester  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead

$138 - $258

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  7 h 7 min

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

$134 - $265

Drive  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Drive from London Victoria to Holyhead 276.9 miles

$55 - $90

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  7 h 29 min

  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 Holyhead

$151 - $414

Train to Cardiff, fly to Anglesey  •  6 h 27 min

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

$111 - $264

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  8 h 22 min

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

$142 - $460

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The cheapest way to get from London Victoria to Holyhead is to bus which costs £25 - £35 and takes 11 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Victoria to Holyhead is to drive which costs £45 - £65 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Victoria station to Holyhead station. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 38 min.

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The distance between London Victoria and Holyhead is 228 miles. The road distance is 276.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Victoria to Holyhead without a car is to train which takes 4 h 53 min and costs £110 - £190.

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

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London Victoria to Holyhead bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London Victoria to Holyhead is to train which takes 4 h 53 min and costs £110 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £35 and takes 11 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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London Victoria to Holyhead bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bangor, Gwynedd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Victoria to Holyhead is 277 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to drive from London Victoria to Holyhead.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from London Victoria to Holyhead.
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  • Distance: 228.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

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 - $240 and the journey takes 3 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Holyhead via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Bangor, Gwynedd, and Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) in around 11 h 38 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 - $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
6 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $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
$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 Manchester Airport to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
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
$75 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $150
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com

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