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There are 6 ways to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Holyhead by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 16 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

$70 - $173

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Bus  •  9 h 40 min

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

$33 - $61

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores to Coventry, Transport Museum X18
  2. Take the train from Nuneaton to Holyhead

$95 - $150

Train, night train  •  5 h 48 min

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

$76 - $116

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

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

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham Moor Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central
  3. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Anglesey (VLY) CWL - VLY

$140 - $263

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The cheapest way to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Holyhead is to bus which costs £25 - £50 and takes 9 h 40 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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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 16 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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The best way to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Holyhead without a car is to train which takes 5 h 16 min and costs £50 - £140.

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It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Holyhead, including transfers.

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Stratford-upon-Avon to Holyhead train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Stratford-upon-Avon station.

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The best way to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Holyhead is to train which takes 5 h 16 min and costs £50 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £50 and takes 9 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Cardiff Airport to Anglesey Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Stratford-upon-Avon to Holyhead train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Holyhead station.

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Map of how to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Holyhead.
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  • Distance: 145.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 16 min

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 16 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Stratford-upon-Avon to Holyhead once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $22 and the journey takes 6 h 10 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
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
$20 - $29
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
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
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Train from Nuneaton to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $150
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
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
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
4 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
Night train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores to Coventry, Transport Museum
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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
$16 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Stratford-upon-Avon to Holyhead is 197 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Holyhead.

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Flybe offers flights from Cardiff Airport to Anglesey Airport.

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There are 336+ hotels available in Holyhead. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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