London to Holyhead train

Cheap train tickets from London to Holyhead

Showing times and prices for 18 Aug

Cheapest

£45

Average

£73

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.

Transport for Wales
08:46London5h36 14:22Holyhead
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£451One-way
Transport for Wales
09:46London5h34 15:20Holyhead
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£451One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:10London3h36 12:46Holyhead
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£531One-way
Avanti West Coast
15:10London4h10 19:20Holyhead
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£871One-way
Avanti West Coast
17:10London3h46 20:56Holyhead
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£871One-way

Train schedule London to Holyhead

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 18 August
Transport for Wales
08:46London5h36 14:22Holyhead
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Avanti West Coast
09:10London3h36 12:46Holyhead
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Transport for Wales
09:46London5h34 15:20Holyhead
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Transport for Wales
09:56London6h22 16:18Holyhead
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Avanti West Coast
15:10London4h10 19:20Holyhead
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Transport for Wales
16:33London4h09 20:42Holyhead
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Avanti West Coast
17:10London3h46 20:56Holyhead
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Transport for Wales
20:10London5h05 01:15Holyhead
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Fastest train times from London to Holyhead

Showing times and prices for 18 Aug

Fastest Journey

3 h 36 m

Average

4 h 47 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

365 km

Of the 8 trains that leave London for Holyhead every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
09:10London3h36 12:46Holyhead
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£531One-way
Avanti West Coast
17:10London3h46 20:56Holyhead
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£871One-way
Transport for Wales
16:33London4h09 20:42Holyhead
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£881One-way
Avanti West Coast
15:10London4h10 19:20Holyhead
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£871One-way
Transport for Wales
20:10London5h05 01:15Holyhead
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£891One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Holyhead

distanceDistance226 miles
durationAverage train duration5 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price£82 (€93)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTransport for Wales, West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast

Trains from London to Holyhead cover the 226 miles long trip taking on average 5 h 28 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales, West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £82, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £46. 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

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Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from London to Holyhead for as low as £46  for the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Holyhead train price to come in at an average of £82  one way.
The distance to Holyhead from London by train is approximately 226 miles.
On average the London to Holyhead train time is 5 h 28 min  covering the 226 miles long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from London Victoria   to Holyhead.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, London Victoria, located approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre of London. The most popular arrival train station in Holyhead, called Holyhead, is located around 0.4 miles (620 m) away from its city centre.

If you're looking for trains from London to Holyhead, you can rely on Transport for Wales, West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast to get you to Holyhead. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the London to Holyhead route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 4 trains a day from London to Holyhead. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first train from London to Holyhead leaves at 07: 17   and the last train for this leaves at 20: 10. Omio shows you the latest train from London to Holyhead times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
If you buy a train ticket from London to Holyhead within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £82 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from London to Holyhead are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3450774224
Public transport options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
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
Metro: N/A
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
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ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
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WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transport options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for London Liverpool Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
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Public transport options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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Public transport options for Heathrow Airport T123
Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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Public transport options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.

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