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Train Information between Edinburgh and Holyhead

distanceDistance191 miles (308 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 28 min
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day

Trains from Edinburgh to Holyhead cover the 191 miles (308 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 28 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Holyhead.

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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.
What is the distance between Edinburgh and Holyhead by train?
The train distance from Edinburgh to Holyhead is around 191 miles (308 km).
What is the average Edinburgh to Holyhead train duration?
The Edinburgh to Holyhead train duration is on average 5 h 28 min, which is to be expected when travelling 191 miles (308 km) between Edinburgh and Holyhead. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which train station in Edinburgh goes to Holyhead? Which train station do I come into Holyhead from Edinburgh?

Omio customers book a train from Edinburgh Waverley   to Holyhead   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Edinburgh train station located? Where is the Holyhead train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Holyhead, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

How many trains per day are there between Edinburgh and Holyhead?
The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Holyhead is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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