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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Holyhead

distanceDistance140 miles (225 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price$47 (€39)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesArriva Trains Wales

Trains from Cardiff to Holyhead cover the 140 miles (225 km) long route taking on average 4 h 57 min with our travel partners like Arriva Trains Wales. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $47 (€39), but the average price of train tickets is $47 (€39). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Holyhead.

Travel Tips: Trains from Cardiff to Holyhead

Travel by train 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.

How much do cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Holyhead cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Cardiff to Holyhead trains for as little as $47 (€39)  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train between Cardiff and Holyhead?

If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Cardiff to Holyhead train to cost on average $47 (€39)  one way.

How far is Cardiff to Holyhead by train?

The distance to Holyhead from Cardiff by train is approximately 140 miles (225 km).

How many hours is the train time from Cardiff to Holyhead?

While the time it takes to travel 140 miles (225 km) between Cardiff and Holyhead can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Cardiff to Holyhead train journey time is on average 4 h 57 min.

What station does the train from Cardiff to Holyhead depart from? Which Holyhead train station do I come into from Cardiff?

Omio customers book a train from Cardiff Central   to Holyhead   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Cardiff to go to Holyhead? Where is the train station in Holyhead located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Cardiff Central, located approximately 0.2 miles (425 m) from the city center of Cardiff. The most popular arrival train station in Holyhead, called Holyhead, is located around 0.1 miles (132 m) away from its city center.

Which train companies can take me to Holyhead from Cardiff?

For the best Cardiff to Holyhead train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Arriva Trains Wales. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Cardiff and Holyhead to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many trains are there between Cardiff and Holyhead a day?

On average, there are 12 trains a day from Cardiff to Holyhead. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What time is the earliest train from Cardiff to Holyhead? What time is the last train from Cardiff to Holyhead?

The earliest train for this journey departs from Cardiff at 8: 50 AM. The last train leaves from Cardiff at 9: 22 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Cardiff to Holyhead and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

When should I book the Cardiff to Holyhead train for the best deals on tickets?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets between Cardiff and Holyhead within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $47 (€39) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Cardiff to Holyhead a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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 from Cardiff to Holyhead.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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