How to get from Holyhead to Glasgow

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Travel Information to Glasgow from Holyhead

distanceDistance177 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £130
fastestFastest modeTrain • £130 • 5 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAvanti West Coast

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

Travel Tips: Travel from Holyhead to Glasgow

Travel to Glasgow 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 Holyhead to Glasgow.

There are 4 travel options from Holyhead to Glasgow: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Glasgow. Tickets for a flight cost on average £3.

This is compared to other travel options to Glasgow:

A flight is about £3 less than a coach, which costs on average £5 for this route.

A flight journey is usually £127 less than a journey to Glasgow by train, which costs on average £130 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Holyhead to Glasgow is by train with an average journey time of 5 h 17 min.

Other travel options between Holyhead and Glasgow can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 34 h 30 min   on average.

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You should expect to travel around 177 miles from Holyhead to Glasgow.

The average frequency per day from Holyhead to Glasgow is:

  • 1 coach a day.
  • 12 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Holyhead to 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 Holyhead to Glasgow:

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Holyhead to Glasgow depart from Holyhead, Railway Station to Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Holyhead to Glasgow depart from Holyhead to Glasgow Central.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Holyhead to Glasgow, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Avanti West Coast for trains to Glasgow. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Avanti West Coast Holyhead to Glasgow tickets on Omio for £130.
Many of our customers travelling from Holyhead to Glasgow don't make Glasgow their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Edinburgh or Manchester, either of which you could add to your Holyhead and Glasgow trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Glasgow to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £5 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £3 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £130 one way.

But we recommend booking Holyhead to Glasgow 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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