Edinburgh to Holyhead train

Wed, Jul 17
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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Holyhead

Showing times and prices for Jul 17

Cheapest

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

Transpennine Express
12:12PM8h27
Edinburgh
08:39PMHolyhead
$961One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
10:11AM7h07
Edinburgh
05:18PMHolyhead
$961One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Edinburgh to Holyhead

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, July 17
Transpennine Express
12:12PM8h27
Edinburgh
08:39PMHolyhead
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
10:11AM7h07
Edinburgh
05:18PMHolyhead
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Holyhead

Showing times and prices for Jul 17

Fastest Journey

7 h 7 m

Average

7 h 47 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

308 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Edinburgh for Holyhead every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transpennine Express
10:11AM7h07
Edinburgh
05:18PMHolyhead
$961One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
12:12PM8h27
Edinburgh
08:39PMHolyhead
$961One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Holyhead

distanceDistance191 miles (308 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 43 min
priceAverage train ticket price$124 (€107)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, TransPennine Express or Transport for Wales

Trains from Edinburgh to Holyhead cover the 191 miles (308 km) long route taking on average 5 h 43 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express or Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $40 (€34), but the average price of train tickets is $124 (€107). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Holyhead.

Train providers: Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express and Transport for Wales from Edinburgh to Holyhead trains

Travel from Edinburgh to Holyhead from $40 (€34) with Omio’s train partners Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express and Transport for Wales! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

Transpennine Express is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from Manchester and Liverpool to Scotland, the North East and Yorkshire. It offers a range of services, including express, regional and local trains. Express trains are the fastest, with journey times of up to three hours. Regional trains are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Local trains are the slowest, but offer the most stops. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, group and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Transpennine Express are Manchester to Edinburgh, Liverpool to Leeds and Manchester to York. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

Edinburgh to Holyhead train information with TransPennine Express:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 43 min
  • Cheapest Price: $81

FAQs: Trains from Edinburgh to Holyhead

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Holyhead.
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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Holyhead can start from as little as $40 (€34) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Holyhead is $124 (€107); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Edinburgh to Holyhead train travel time is 5 h 43 min   for the 191 mile (308 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Holyhead leaves at 5: 52 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Holyhead leaves at 2: 12 PM.
There are 5 trains a day from Edinburgh to Holyhead which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express or Transport for Wales. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the trip from Edinburgh to Holyhead you can take a train with Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express or Transport for Wales. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Edinburgh and Holyhead on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) 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 to travel from Edinburgh to Holyhead by train is December.
Yes, you can take a train to Holyhead from Edinburgh.

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