Cardiff to Holyhead train

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Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Holyhead

Showing times and prices for 15 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cardiff to Holyhead is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
12:456h02
Cardiff
18:47Holyhead
£551One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
09:224h56
Cardiff
14:18Holyhead
£761One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
09:535h27
Cardiff
15:20Holyhead
£881One-way
0 changes

Train timetableCardiff to Holyhead

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 15 April
Transport for Wales
09:224h56
Cardiff
14:18Holyhead
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
12:456h02
Cardiff
18:47Holyhead
0 changes
Transport for Wales
09:535h27
Cardiff
15:20Holyhead
0 changes

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Train times from Cardiff to Holyhead

Showing times and prices for 15 Apr

Fastest Journey

4 h 56 m

Average

5 h 28 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

226 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Cardiff for Holyhead every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transport for Wales
09:224h56
Cardiff
14:18Holyhead
£761One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
09:535h27
Cardiff
15:20Holyhead
£881One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
12:456h02
Cardiff
18:47Holyhead
£551One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Holyhead

distanceDistance140 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price£68 (€75)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesTransport for Wales or Virgin Trains

Trains from Cardiff to Holyhead cover the 140 miles long trip taking on average 4 h 51 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales or Virgin Trains. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £34, but the average price of train tickets is £68. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Holyhead.

FAQs: Cardiff to Holyhead train

FAQs: Travel by train from Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Holyhead.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Holyhead can start from as little as £34 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cardiff to Holyhead is £68; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Cardiff to Holyhead is 4 h 51 min   to travel the 140 mile long trip. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner to search for a specific date.
The first train from Cardiff to Holyhead leaves at 05: 38. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cardiff to Holyhead leaves at 13: 55.
For the trip from Cardiff to Holyhead you can take a train with Transport for Wales or Virgin Trains. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Cardiff and Holyhead on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cardiff Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Holyhead, located 0.4 miles (619 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Cardiff to Holyhead is September.
Yes, you can take a train to Holyhead from Cardiff.

Important Stations and Airports in Cardiff and Holyhead

Cardiff
Holyhead
The major railway station for departures from Cardiff is Cardiff Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cardiff Central for your trip to Holyhead from Cardiff.
Amenities at station
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ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Cardiff Central
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the rear car park (Penarth Road entrance)
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Public transport options for Cardiff Queen Street
Onward travel information: Limited service from stop outside station Mondays to Fridays
Location for Rail Replacement Services: For services towards Cardiff Central use the bus stop at the front of the station. For services towards Cathays use the bus stop in front of the shop opposite the station entrance. Please ask a member of station staff if you are unsure of which stop to use.
Rhoose Cardiff International AirportParkingAccessibility
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Phone Number
+44 3333211202
Public transport options for Rhoose Cardiff International Airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Wait at bus stop on Station Road adjacent to level crossing
Cardiff BayParkingTaxisAccessibility
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ParkingParking
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Public transport options for Cardiff Bay
Onward travel information: There is a bus stop outside the station.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Wait at the bus stop close to the station entrance on Bute Street

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