The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from London to Holyhead will cost around £ 100 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 47.
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Trains per day
It's difficult to get from London to Holyhead without changing at least 1 times.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
4 hours 53 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£80|
|Trains depart from:||London|
|Trains arrive in:||Holyhead|
|Train Companies:||Virgin Trains, Arriva Trains Wales|
There are a large number of direct and indirect trains operating from London to Holyhead, all of which depart from Euston Station. The quickest journey time over the nearly 300 miles is 3 hours 40 minutes, making rail travel a fast, convenient service.
Virgin Trains and Arriva operate the train service between London Euston and Holyhead. Virgin Trains provide more services than Arriva, and also operate more direct journeys with no changes required.
The quickest weekday train from London to Holyhead takes 3 hours 40 minutes, while the longest journey is the overnight service which takes 8 hours 50 minutes, as there is a wait of almost 4 hours for the connection service from Birmingham New Street. There are fewer trains from London to Holyhead at weekends and all journeys require changes. Weekend journeys to Holyhead also take longer, with the quickest Saturday rail journey taking 5 hour 41 minutes.
Approximately 23 trains run from London to Holyhead during the week, while there are less than 20 services at weekends. Monday - Friday passengers can expect up til 5 direct services, with 2 departures in the morning and 3 in the evening. Indirect services are scheduled on an hourly basis throughout the day. The latest departure is the 23:30 p.m. service which arrives in Holyhead just after 8:00 a.m. the following day.
Departure train station: All trains to Holyhead depart from Euston station. Euston is one of the busiest UK railway stations, and is easily accessed by car, taxi, London Underground and local buses. Euston is also a main Underground station, served by the Northern and Victoria lines. The train station offers a number of facilities, include a bureau de change, ATMs, free public WiFi and luggage trolleys. A variety of popular retail outlets and restaurants are located within the station.
Arrival train station: Holyhead train station is located on London Road in the town centre and very close to the ferry terminal. This makes it easier for passengers to continue journeys to Ireland, as a short walk across the pedestrian steel bridge is all that's needed.