How to travel from Holyhead to Edinburgh

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Travel Information from Holyhead to Edinburgh

distanceDistance191 miles (308 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$31 - $174
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $31 (€27) • 5 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $31 (€27) • 5 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair or Virgin Trains

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

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

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

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Find the best trip from Holyhead to Edinburgh with Omio's travel partners Ryanair! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

Ryanair is one of the biggest and most popular low-cost airlines in Europe, headquartered in Ireland. Hopping on a travel and flying to popular European destinations quickly and affordably is made easy with Ryanair. This budget airline is known for operating direct travel to smaller or secondary airports usually outside major cities to keep costs down. A Ryanair travel ticket from Holyhead to Edinburgh includes allowance of one small personal bag; additional fees tend to apply for cabin baggage and checked baggage.

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    FAQs: Travel to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh.

    You can get between Holyhead and Edinburgh 2 different ways: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Edinburgh is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $31 (€27) compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

    Taking a train costs $142 (€123) less than taking a bus, which average ticket prices of $174 (€150).

    A train is () less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Holyhead to Edinburgh costing on average ().

    The quickest way to travel from Holyhead to Edinburgh is by train, which takes on average 5 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Bus takes on average 9 h 36 min.

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

    The average frequency per day from Holyhead to Edinburgh is:

    • Around 3 trains per day.

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

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

    • Most travelers take a bus from Holyhead, Railway Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station.
    • Most travelers board their train from Holyhead and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Holyhead to Edinburgh:

    • You can take a train from Holyhead to Edinburgh with Virgin Trains, Transport for Wales or TransPennine Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $31 (€27) with Virgin Trains from Holyhead to Edinburgh.

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

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

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

    Many of our customers traveling from Holyhead to Edinburgh don't make Edinburgh their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Edinburgh are London, Glasgow, Inverness, Manchester or Aberdeen, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Edinburgh to any of these top destinations today!

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