Cardiff to Holyhead train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Cardiff to Holyhead

Showing times and prices for May 27

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

4 h 56 m

Average

5 h 28 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

226 km

Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to start from $71 with an average ticket price of $94.

The fastest train from Cardiff to takes 4h 56m in comparison to an average duration of 5h 28m and covers a distance of 226 km.

3 trains that leave Cardiff for every day with 3 travelling directly.

Avanti West Coast
12:45PM6h02
Cardiff
06:47PMHolyhead
$711One-way
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
09:22AM4h56
Cardiff
02:18PMHolyhead
$981One-way
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
09:53AM5h27
Cardiff
03:20PMHolyhead
$1131One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Holyhead

distanceDistance140 miles (225 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price$102 (€89)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesTransport for Wales or Virgin Trains

Trains from Cardiff to Holyhead cover the 140 miles (225 km) long route taking on average 4 h 50 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales or Virgin Trains. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $102 (€89), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $44 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Holyhead.

FAQs: Trains from Cardiff to Holyhead

FAQs: Travel by train from Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Holyhead.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Holyhead can start from as little as $44 (€38) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cardiff to Holyhead is $102 (€89); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Cardiff to Holyhead train time is 4 h 50 min   covering the 140 mile (225 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cardiff to Holyhead leaves at 5: 38 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cardiff to Holyhead leaves at 5: 40 PM.
Take the Cardiff to Holyhead train with Transport for Wales or Virgin Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Cardiff to Holyhead as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cardiff Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 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.

A trip to Holyhead from Cardiff is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 50 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Cardiff to Holyhead is September.
Yes, you can take a train to Holyhead from Cardiff.

Important Stations and Airports in Cardiff and Holyhead

Cardiff
Holyhead
The major railway station for departures from Cardiff is Cardiff Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cardiff Central for your journey to Holyhead from Cardiff.
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Public transit options for Cardiff Central
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the rear car park (Penarth Road entrance)
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Public transit options for Cardiff Queen Street
Onward travel information: Limited service from stop outside station Mondays to Fridays
Location for Rail Replacement Services: For services towards Cardiff Central use the bus stop at the front of the station. For services towards Cathays use the bus stop in front of the shop opposite the station entrance. Please ask a member of station staff if you are unsure of which stop to use.
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Public transit options for Cardiff Bay
Onward travel information: There is a bus stop outside the station.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Wait at the bus stop close to the station entrance on Bute Street
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+44 3333211202
Public transit options for Rhoose Cardiff International Airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Wait at bus stop on Station Road adjacent to level crossing
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Public transit options for Whitchurch (Cardiff)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Along the A470 (Northern Avenue) towards Cardiff at the bus stop after the junction with Caedelyn Road
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