Edinburgh to Holyhead train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Holyhead

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Cheapest

£124

Average

£124

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.

Avanti West Coast
07:52Edinburgh6h36 14:28Holyhead
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£1241One-way

Train schedule Edinburgh to Holyhead

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Avanti West Coast
07:52Edinburgh6h36 14:28Holyhead
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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Holyhead

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Fastest Journey

6 h 36 m

Average

6 h 36 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

308 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Edinburgh for Holyhead every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
07:52Edinburgh6h36 14:28Holyhead
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£1241One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Holyhead

distanceDistance191 miles (308 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price£106 (€118)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day

Trains from Edinburgh to Holyhead cover the 191 miles (308 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 28 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £106, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £92. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Holyhead.

Train companies: First TransPennine Express 3 trains Edinburgh to Holyhead

Buy your official First TransPennine Express 3 train tickets to Holyhead from Edinburgh from £92 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

First TransPennine Express 3

Looking for trains between Edinburgh and Holyhead? First TransPennine Express 3 is one of the best companies to travel with on the 191 miles (308 km) journey to Holyhead from Edinburgh. As an official travel partner of First TransPennine Express 3, Omio quickly shows you the latest First TransPennine Express 3 train timetables, tickets and offers (such as luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Edinburgh to Holyhead routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable First TransPennine Express 3 train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Edinburgh and Holyhead, you can quickly see if the First TransPennine Express 3 ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Edinburgh - Holyhead train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with First TransPennine Express 3!

First TransPennine Express 3 from Edinburgh to Holyhead train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 31 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Holyhead.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Holyhead from Edinburgh for as little as £92  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Edinburgh to Holyhead train prices are on average £106  one way.
You should expect to travel around 191 miles (308 km)  between Edinburgh and Holyhead by train.
While the time it takes to travel 191 miles (308 km) to Holyhead from Edinburgh can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Edinburgh to Holyhead is on average 5 h 28 min.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Holyhead.

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

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

The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Holyhead is 4 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Edinburgh at 07: 12. The last train leaves from Edinburgh at 13: 52. Check Omio for the latest train times from Edinburgh to Holyhead and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
You can find a train between Edinburgh and Holyhead to cost on average £106 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Edinburgh to Holyhead train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Holyhead
The major railway station for departures from Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your trip from Edinburgh to Holyhead.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate

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