Holyhead to Edinburgh train

Cheap train tickets from Holyhead to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 05 Jul

Cheapest

£63

Average

£84

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
11:53Holyhead5h28 17:21Edinburgh
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£631One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:55Holyhead5h23 13:18Edinburgh
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£651One-way
Transpennine Express
12:57Holyhead5h47 18:44Edinburgh
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£1241One-way

Train schedule Holyhead to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 5 July
Avanti West Coast
07:55Holyhead5h23 13:18Edinburgh
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Avanti West Coast
11:53Holyhead5h28 17:21Edinburgh
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Transpennine Express
12:57Holyhead5h47 18:44Edinburgh
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Fastest train times from Holyhead to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 05 Jul

Fastest Journey

5 h 23 m

Average

5 h 32 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

308 km

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

Avanti West Coast
07:55Holyhead5h23 13:18Edinburgh
0 changes
£651One-way
Avanti West Coast
11:53Holyhead5h28 17:21Edinburgh
0 changes
£631One-way
Transpennine Express
12:57Holyhead5h47 18:44Edinburgh
0 changes
£1241One-way

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Overview: Train from Holyhead to Edinburgh

distanceDistance191 miles (308 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 37 min
priceAverage train ticket price£74 (€83)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast

Trains from Holyhead to Edinburgh cover the 191 miles (308 km) long route taking on average 5 h 37 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £29, but the average price of train tickets is £74. Travellers depart most frequently from Holyhead and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Travel Tips: Trains from Holyhead to Edinburgh

Travel by train to Edinburgh 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 Holyhead to Edinburgh.
FAQs
You can find a cheap train from Holyhead to Edinburgh for some dates and times for as low as £29  one way in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Holyhead to Edinburgh train price to come in at an average of £74  one way.
The train distance from Holyhead to Edinburgh is around 191 miles (308 km).
On average the train from Holyhead to Edinburgh duration is 5 h 37 min  for the 191 miles (308 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Holyhead, located approximately 0.4 miles (620 m) from the city centre of Holyhead. The most popular arrival train station in Edinburgh, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located around 0.4 miles (659 m) away from its city centre.

For the trip from Holyhead to Edinburgh you can take a train with Avanti West Coast. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Holyhead and Edinburgh on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Holyhead to Edinburgh. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Holyhead to Edinburgh leaves at 07: 55. The last train departing from Holyhead to Edinburgh leaves at 16: 28. You can find the latest Holyhead to Edinburgh train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you buy train tickets to Edinburgh from Holyhead within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £74 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Holyhead to Edinburgh a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Holyhead
Edinburgh
The major railway station for departures from Holyhead is Holyhead. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Holyhead for your trip to Edinburgh from Holyhead.
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Phone Number
+44 8705755755
Public transport options for Holyhead
Onward travel information: For the nearest bus stop, walk across the footbridge and turn right onto the main road.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Wait at bus stops outside the station

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