Edinburgh to Holyhead train

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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Holyhead

Showing times and prices for 24 Apr

Cheapest

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

Transpennine Express
12:128h27
Edinburgh
20:39Holyhead
£751One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
10:117h07
Edinburgh
17:18Holyhead
£751One-way
0 changes

Train timetableEdinburgh to Holyhead

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 24 April
Transpennine Express
12:128h27
Edinburgh
20:39Holyhead
0 changes
Transpennine Express
10:117h07
Edinburgh
17:18Holyhead
0 changes

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Train times from Edinburgh to Holyhead

Showing times and prices for 24 Apr

Fastest Journey

7 h 7 m

Average

7 h 47 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

308 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Edinburgh for Holyhead every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transpennine Express
10:117h07
Edinburgh
17:18Holyhead
£751One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
12:128h27
Edinburgh
20:39Holyhead
£751One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Holyhead

distanceDistance191 miles
durationAverage train duration5 h 43 min
priceAverage train ticket price£105 (€116)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains, TransPennine Express or Transport for Wales

Trains from Edinburgh to Holyhead cover the 191 miles long trip taking on average 5 h 43 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express or Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £105, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £31. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Holyhead.

FAQs: Edinburgh to Holyhead train

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh 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
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Holyhead can start from as little as £31 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Holyhead is £105; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Edinburgh to Holyhead is on average 5 h 43 min   for the 191 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Edinburgh to Holyhead by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Holyhead leaves at 06: 52. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Holyhead leaves at 14: 12.
There are 5 trains a day from Edinburgh to Holyhead which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express or Transport for Wales. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Edinburgh to Holyhead train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express or Transport for Wales. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Edinburgh and Holyhead to compare what amenities they may offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) 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 to travel from Edinburgh to Holyhead by train is December.
Yes, you can take a train to Holyhead from Edinburgh.

Important Stations and Airports in Edinburgh and Holyhead

Edinburgh
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 between Edinburgh and Holyhead.
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Ticket Office Hours
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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