There are 5 ways to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Holyhead by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham Moor Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Holyhead

$71 - $174

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bangor, Gwynedd National Express
  2. Take the bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) X4 / ...

$31 - $39

3 alternative options

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level
  2. Take the train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Holyhead

$77 - $116

Train via Stafford  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Leamington Spa to Stafford
  2. Take the train from Stafford to Holyhead

$120 - $200

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Holyhead 197.3 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Holyhead is to bus which costs £23 - £30 and takes 10 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Holyhead is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Stratford-upon-Avon and Holyhead is 145 miles. The road distance is 197.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Holyhead, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stratford-upon-Avon to Holyhead station. However, there are services departing from Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxfam 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 10 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Holyhead. However, there are services departing from Stratford-upon-Avon and arriving at Holyhead via Birmingham New Street and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between Stratford-upon-Avon, England and Holyhead, Wales?

You can take a train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Holyhead via Birmingham Moor Street, Birmingham New Street, and Crewe in around 5 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stratford-upon-Avon to Holyhead via Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Bangor, Gwynedd, and Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) in around 10 h 23 min.

Train operators
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham Moor Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
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
Train from Stafford to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $130
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Train from Leamington Spa to Stafford
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
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 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
Train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth 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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