How to travel from Edinburgh to Holyhead

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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Holyhead

distanceDistance191 miles (308 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
priceTicket price range$40 -
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $40 (€34) • 5 h 43 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $40 (€34) • 5 h 43 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair or Virgin Trains

Travel 191 miles (308 km) by train from Edinburgh to Holyhead. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Ryanair or Virgin Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Edinburgh to Holyhead.

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from Edinburgh to Holyhead

How to get from Edinburgh to Holyhead by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Edinburgh to Holyhead is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel on Ryanair travel from Edinburgh to Holyhead at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Ryanair is one of the most popular budget airlines in Europe offering cheap flights all over the continent. Founded in Ireland, Ryanair makes it easy to hop on a travel and fly to popular European destinations quickly and affordably. This low-cost airline is known for operating direct travel to smaller or secondary airports usually outside major cities to keep costs down. All Ryanair fare types include allowance of one small personal bag; additional fees tend to apply for bringing carry-on luggage and checked luggage.

    FAQs: Travel from Edinburgh to Holyhead

    FAQs: Travel 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.

    You can get to Holyhead from Edinburgh 1 different ways: train.

    The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Holyhead is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $40 (€34) compared to other travel options to Holyhead:

    A train is () less than a flight with an average ticket price of () from Edinburgh to Holyhead.

    The fastest way from Edinburgh to Holyhead is by train with an average journey time of 5 h 43 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Holyhead that take longer:

    The distance is approximately 191 miles (308 km) from Edinburgh to Holyhead.

    The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Holyhead is:

    • Around 5 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Edinburgh and Holyhead as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Edinburgh to Holyhead:

    • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Edinburgh to Holyhead depart from Edinburgh Waverley to Holyhead.

    The following travel companies offer services from Edinburgh to Holyhead:

    • Travel with Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express or Transport for Wales to go to Holyhead by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Virgin Trains Edinburgh to Holyhead tickets on Omio for $40 (€34).

    Yes, there are direct services available from Edinburgh to Holyhead with the following travel companies:

    • Take a direct flight with.
    • Direct train with.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Holyhead as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Edinburgh to Holyhead.

    Your trip from Edinburgh to Holyhead doesn't have to end in Holyhead. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Dublin, Liverpool, Manchester or Chester. If you’d like to add London, Dublin, Liverpool, Manchester or Chester to your Edinburgh to Holyhead tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Holyhead today!

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