How to get from Glasgow to Holyhead

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Travel Information to Holyhead from Glasgow

distanceDistance177 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £136 • 5 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAvanti West Coast or Avanti West Coast

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 177 miles between Glasgow and Holyhead. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Avanti West Coast or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Glasgow to Holyhead.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow to Holyhead

Travel 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 Glasgow to Holyhead.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Holyhead from Glasgow. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from Glasgow to Holyhead, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Holyhead:

A ferry is about £137 less than a coach, which costs on average £137 for this journey.

A ferry journey is usually £2 less than a journey to Holyhead by plane, which costs on average £2 for the same trip.

A ferry is generally £136 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £136 from Glasgow to Holyhead.

The quickest way to travel between Glasgow and Holyhead is by train, which takes on average 5 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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The distance from Glasgow to Holyhead is approximately 177 miles.

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Holyhead is:

  • Around 1 coach per day.
  • 2 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Holyhead from Glasgow as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Glasgow to Holyhead:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Holyhead, Railway Station.
  • Most travellers take a train from Glasgow Central to Holyhead.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Glasgow to Holyhead:

  • You can go to Holyhead from Glasgow by coach with Avanti West Coast. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £137 with Avanti West Coast from Glasgow to Holyhead on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Glasgow to Holyhead with Avanti West Coast. Cheap tickets can be found for £136 with Avanti West Coast from Glasgow to Holyhead.
Omio customers who travel from Glasgow to Holyhead often also extend their holiday to go to London, Liverpool or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Holyhead and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from Glasgow to Holyhead, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £137 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is £2 one way on average.
  • The price of a ferry ticket for this journey is on average £1 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £136 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Glasgow to Holyhead tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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