Bristol to Holyhead train

Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Holyhead

Showing times and prices for 17 Aug

Cheapest

£39

Average

£97

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
16:27Bristol Temple Meads5h15 21:42Holyhead
1 change
£391One-way
Cheapest
14:39Bristol Temple Meads5h41 20:20Holyhead
2 changes
£391One-way
Cheapest
14:27Bristol Temple Meads5h53 20:20Holyhead
1 change
£391One-way
09:32Bristol Temple Meads5h50 15:22Holyhead
1 change
£441One-way
08:37Bristol Temple Meads5h42 14:19Holyhead
2 changes
£751One-way

Train schedule Bristol to Holyhead

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 17 August
08:21Bristol Temple Meads5h58 14:19Holyhead
1 change
08:35Bristol Temple Meads5h11 13:46Holyhead
2 changes
08:37Bristol Temple Meads5h42 14:19Holyhead
2 changes
09:32Bristol Temple Meads5h50 15:22Holyhead
1 change
10:58Bristol Temple Meads5h22 16:20Holyhead
1 change
11:34Bristol Temple Meads5h44 17:18Holyhead
1 change
12:59Bristol Temple Meads5h22 18:21Holyhead
1 change
13:35Bristol Temple Meads5h43 19:18Holyhead
1 change
14:27Bristol Temple Meads5h53 20:20Holyhead
1 change
14:39Bristol Temple Meads5h41 20:20Holyhead
2 changes
15:35Bristol Temple Meads5h12 20:47Holyhead
3 changes
16:27Bristol Temple Meads5h15 21:42Holyhead
1 change

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Fastest train times from Bristol to Holyhead

Showing times and prices for 17 Aug

Fastest Journey

5 h 11 m

Average

5 h 34 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

248 km

It's difficult to get from Bristol to Holyhead without changing at least once.

Fastest
08:35Bristol Temple Meads5h11 13:46Holyhead
2 changes
£1771One-way
15:35Bristol Temple Meads5h12 20:47Holyhead
3 changes
£1771One-way
16:27Bristol Temple Meads5h15 21:42Holyhead
1 change
£391One-way
10:58Bristol Temple Meads5h22 16:20Holyhead
1 change
£751One-way
12:59Bristol Temple Meads5h22 18:21Holyhead
1 change
£751One-way

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Overview: Train from Bristol to Holyhead

distanceDistance153 miles
durationAverage train duration5 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price£46 (€52)
frequencyTrain frequency9 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry or First Great Western Service

Trains from Bristol to Holyhead cover the 153 miles long trip taking on average 5 h 42 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £46, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £34. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Holyhead.

Train companies: Great Western Rail and CrossCountry trains Bristol to Holyhead

Great Western Rail and CrossCountry trains will get you between Bristol and Holyhead from £34. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Holyhead from Bristol you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Enjoy a smooth and easy trip to Holyhead from Bristol with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes to Holyhead from Bristol as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Bristol to Holyhead train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Bristol to Holyhead on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 153 miles (247 km) journey to Holyhead from Bristol with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.

CrossCountry from Bristol to Holyhead train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 22 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 3 a day

Enjoy a smooth and easy route to Holyhead from Bristol with Great Western Rail! As an official travel partner of Great Western Rail, Omio can help you search current train timetables from Great Western Rail, compare the best routes to Holyhead from Bristol as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Great Western Rail Bristol to Holyhead train ticket available today. If you search for Great Western Rail tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Bristol to Holyhead on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 153 miles (247 km) journey to Holyhead from Bristol with ease and comfort on a train with Great Western Rail.

Great Western Rail from Bristol to Holyhead train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 1 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 6 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Bristol to Holyhead

Travel by train to Holyhead easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bristol to Holyhead.
FAQs
You can find a cheap train from Bristol to Holyhead for some dates and times for as low as £34  one way in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Bristol to Holyhead train prices are on average £46  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Bristol to Holyhead via train to be approximately 153 miles.
The Bristol to Holyhead train duration is on average 5 h 42 min, which is to be expected when travelling 153 miles between Bristol and Holyhead. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads   and arriving in Holyhead.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and travel around 1.9 miles (3 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Holyhead and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (620 m) from the train station to the city centre in Holyhead.

Take the Bristol to Holyhead train with CrossCountry or First Great Western Service. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from Bristol to Holyhead as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Bristol for Holyhead is 9 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Bristol to Holyhead at 07: 03   or take the last train from Bristol to Holyhead leaving at 13: 27. Look for the latest Bristol Holyhead train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
If you buy Bristol to Holyhead train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £46. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Holyhead from Bristol. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bristol
Holyhead
The major railway station for departures from Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bristol Temple Meads for your trip between Bristol and Holyhead.
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
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AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Bristol Temple Meads
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station front. Alternative: the lower approach road, outside the front of Bristol & Exeter House

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