There are 6 ways to get from Oxford to Holyhead by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 4 min

$136 - $213

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 23 min

  1. National Express
  2. National Express

$32 - $43

4 alternative options

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  5 h 17 min

$108 - $245

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  5 h 50 min

$117 - $230

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. 237.6 miles

$50 - $75

Train, fly  •  5 h 56 min

  1. CWL - VLY

$90 - $216

Questions & Answers

The distance between Oxford and Holyhead is 286 km. The road distance is 380 km.

The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Holyhead is to bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 10 h 23 min.

The quickest way to get from Oxford to Holyhead is to drive which takes 4 h 5 min and costs £35 - £55.

No, there is no direct train from Oxford to Holyhead. However, there are services departing from Oxford and arriving at Holyhead via Stafford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to Holyhead. However, there are services departing from Oxford and arriving at Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) via Birmingham and Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 23 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Oxford to Holyhead, including transfers.

What companies run services between Oxford, England and Holyhead, Wales?

You can take a train from Oxford to Holyhead via Stafford in around 5 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Holyhead via Birmingham, Bangor, Gwynedd, and Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) in around 10 h 23 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Anglesey
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Oxford to Stafford
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Oxford to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Stafford to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $130
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Crewe to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
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 Crewe to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Didcot Parkway to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $45
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $95
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Oxford to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
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

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