Holyhead to Cardiff train

Cheap train tickets from Holyhead to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for Jul 08

Cheapest

45

Average

78

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Transport for Wales
10:33AMHolyhead4h42 03:15PMCardiff
0 transfers
451One-way
Transport for Wales
07:05AMHolyhead5h09 12:14PMCardiff
0 transfers
461One-way
Transport for Wales
08:27AMHolyhead5h17 01:44PMCardiff
0 transfers
471One-way
Transport for Wales
01:34PMHolyhead4h51 06:25PMCardiff
0 transfers
651One-way
Transport for Wales
05:26PMHolyhead5h51 11:17PMCardiff
0 transfers
761One-way

Train schedule from Holyhead to Cardiff

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, July 8
Transport for Wales
07:05AMHolyhead5h09 12:14PMCardiff
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Transport for Wales
07:55AMHolyhead4h47 12:42PMCardiff
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
08:27AMHolyhead5h17 01:44PMCardiff
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
09:41AMHolyhead4h29 02:10PMCardiff
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
10:33AMHolyhead4h42 03:15PMCardiff
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
11:53AMHolyhead4h50 04:43PMCardiff
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
01:34PMHolyhead4h51 06:25PMCardiff
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
05:26PMHolyhead5h51 11:17PMCardiff
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Holyhead to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for Jul 08

Fastest Journey

4 h 29 m

Average

4 h 59 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

226 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Holyhead for Cardiff every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transport for Wales
09:41AMHolyhead4h29 02:10PMCardiff
0 transfers
1181One-way
Transport for Wales
10:33AMHolyhead4h42 03:15PMCardiff
0 transfers
451One-way
Transport for Wales
07:55AMHolyhead4h47 12:42PMCardiff
0 transfers
1141One-way
Transport for Wales
11:53AMHolyhead4h50 04:43PMCardiff
0 transfers
1141One-way
Transport for Wales
01:34PMHolyhead4h51 06:25PMCardiff
0 transfers
651One-way

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Overview: Train from Holyhead to Cardiff

distanceDistance140 miles (225 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$77 (€71)
frequencyTrain frequency18 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 18 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTransport for Wales or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Holyhead to Cardiff cover the 140 miles (225 km) long route taking on average 4 h 30 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 18 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $49 (€46), but the average price of train tickets is $77 (€71). Travelers depart most frequently from Holyhead and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Travel Tips: Trains from Holyhead to Cardiff

Travel by train to Cardiff 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 Cardiff.
FAQs
Train tickets from Holyhead to Cardiff for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $49 (€46)  one way in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Holyhead to Cardiff train to cost on average $77 (€71)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Cardiff from Holyhead by train to be approximately 140 miles (225 km).
The Holyhead to Cardiff train duration is on average 4 h 30 min, which is to be expected when traveling 140 miles (225 km) between Holyhead and Cardiff. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Holyhead   and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Holyhead and need to travel around 0.4 miles (620 m) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Cardiff most often arrive at Cardiff Central and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from this train station to the city center.

For the best Holyhead to Cardiff train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Transport for Wales or Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Holyhead and Cardiff to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing Holyhead for Cardiff is 18 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from Holyhead to Cardiff at 4: 59 AM   or take the last train from Holyhead to Cardiff leaving at 6: 22 PM. Look for the latest Holyhead to Cardiff train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
The price of a one way train ticket from Holyhead to Cardiff is on average $77 (€71) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Holyhead to Cardiff available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Holyhead
Cardiff
The major railway station for departures from Holyhead is Holyhead. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Holyhead for your journey to Cardiff from Holyhead.
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Phone Number
+44 8705755755
Public transit options for Holyhead
Onward travel information: For the nearest bus stop, walk across the footbridge and turn right onto the main road.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Wait at bus stops outside the station

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