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Cheap train tickets from London to Holyhead

Showing times and prices for 18 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London to Holyhead is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Transport for Wales
08:465h32
London
14:18Holyhead
£491One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
09:465h34
London
15:20Holyhead
£491One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
11:465h32
London
17:18Holyhead
£701One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
10:465h29
London
16:15Holyhead
£731One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
13:024h16
London
17:18Holyhead
£941One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLondon to Holyhead

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 18 April
Transport for Wales
08:465h32
London
14:18Holyhead
0 changes
Transport for Wales
09:465h34
London
15:20Holyhead
0 changes
Transport for Wales
11:465h32
London
17:18Holyhead
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
13:024h16
London
17:18Holyhead
0 changes
Transport for Wales
10:465h29
London
16:15Holyhead
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:024h16
London
14:18Holyhead
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:023h45
London
12:47Holyhead
0 changes

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Train times from London to Holyhead

Showing times and prices for 18 Apr

Fastest Journey

3 h 45 m

Average

4 h 54 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

365 km

Of the 7 trains that leave London for Holyhead every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
09:023h45
London
12:47Holyhead
£991One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
13:024h16
London
17:18Holyhead
£941One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:024h16
London
14:18Holyhead
£991One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
10:465h29
London
16:15Holyhead
£731One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
08:465h32
London
14:18Holyhead
£491One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from London to Holyhead

distanceDistance226 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price£72 (€80)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains, Transport for Wales, West Midland Trains or Bus

Trains from London to Holyhead cover the 226 miles long route taking on average 3 h 45 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, Transport for Wales, West Midland Trains or Bus. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £72, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £45. Travellers depart most frequently from London Euston 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.

FAQs: London to Holyhead train

FAQs: Travel by train from London 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
Cheap train tickets from London to Holyhead can start from as little as £45 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London to Holyhead is £72; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from London to Holyhead is on average 3 h 45 min   for the 226 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go between London and Holyhead by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London to Holyhead leaves at 08: 46. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London to Holyhead leaves at 21: 39.
There are 8 trains a day from London to Holyhead which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, Transport for Wales, West Midland Trains or Bus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the London to Holyhead train with Virgin Trains, Transport for Wales, West Midland Trains or Bus. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip between London and Holyhead as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 39.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Euston, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Holyhead, located 0.4 miles (619 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from London to Holyhead is December.
Yes, you can take a train between London and Holyhead.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Holyhead

London
Holyhead
The major railway station for departures from London is London Euston. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Euston for your trip from London to Holyhead.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
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: 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
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
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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).
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 345 711 4141
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
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 345 711 4141
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
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3
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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