Holyhead to Leeds by train

  • First train
    04:25
  • Last train
    20:32
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 37m
  • Distance
    211 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    25
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 1m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Holyhead to Leeds by train

Fast trains from Holyhead to Leeds take around 3 hours and 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 211 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Holyhead and Leeds.

1. Are there direct trains from Holyhead to Leeds?

Journeys between Holyhead and Leeds usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Holyhead to Leeds every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 21 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Holyhead to Leeds?

The Holyhead to Leeds train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Holyhead to Leeds train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Leeds is usually scheduled to depart Holyhead around 04:25 and the last train is around 20:32. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Holyhead around 04:25, and the last at 21:40.

When to book Holyhead to Leeds train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Holyhead to Leeds by train.

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Which train companies operate between Holyhead and Leeds?

More than one train company operates on the route from Holyhead to Leeds, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Merseyrail
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.