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Train Information from Glasgow to Holyhead

distanceDistance177 miles (285 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 10 min
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day

Trains from Glasgow to Holyhead cover the 177 miles (285 km) long route taking on average 5 h 10 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Holyhead.

Travel Tips

Trains from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Holyhead.
What is the distance to Holyhead from Glasgow by train?
You should expect to travel around 177 miles (285 km)  between Glasgow and Holyhead by train.
How long is the train to Holyhead from Glasgow?
On average the Glasgow to Holyhead train time is 5 h 10 min  covering the 177 miles (285 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in Glasgow and arrival train station in Holyhead?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Glasgow Central   and arrive in Holyhead.

Where is the train station in Glasgow? Where is the train station in Holyhead?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Glasgow Central and need to travel around 0.5 miles (757 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 0.1 miles (132 m) from this train station to the city centre.

How many train services are there between Glasgow and Holyhead a day?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Glasgow to Holyhead. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your trip between Glasgow and Holyhead.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Glasgow Central
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper