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Train Information to Holyhead from London

distanceDistance226 miles (365 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 39 min
priceAverage train ticket price£85 (€97)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast or Arriva Trains Wales

Trains from London to Holyhead cover the 226 miles (365 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 39 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or Arriva Trains Wales. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £85, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £85. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Holyhead.

Trains from London to Holyhead

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.

Which train companies travel from London to Holyhead?

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. 

How long is the train from London to Holyhead?

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. 

How many trains are there from London to Holyhead?

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.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Holyhead?

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.

Travel Tips

Trains from London 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 London to Holyhead.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from London to Holyhead?
You can find a cheap train from London to Holyhead for some dates and times for as low as £85  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from London to Holyhead?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that London to Holyhead train prices are on average £85  one way.
What is the distance between London and Holyhead by train?
You should expect to travel around 226 miles (365 km)  between London and Holyhead by train.
How long does it take from London to Holyhead by train?
While the time it takes to travel 226 miles (365 km) from London to Holyhead can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from London to Holyhead is on average 3 h 39 min.
When travelling by train from London to Holyhead, which train station in London do I depart from and which train station in Holyhead do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Holyhead.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 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.

What train providers offer a service to Holyhead from London?
For the best London to Holyhead train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Avanti West Coast or Arriva Trains Wales. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from London to Holyhead to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains are there from London to Holyhead a day?
On average, there is 1 train a day from London to Holyhead. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from London to Holyhead? When does the last train depart from London to Holyhead?
The earliest train for this trip departs from London at 05: 36. The last train leaves from London at 10: 16. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from London to Holyhead and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book train tickets between London and Holyhead to score the best deals?
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 purchase train tickets between London and Holyhead within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £85 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from London to Holyhead a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Holyhead
The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your trip to Holyhead from London.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Connections to/from station
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
44401
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 326, 139
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar