Paris to Holyhead by train

  • First train
    06:33
  • Last train
    21:13
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 33m
  • Distance
    694 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    25
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 32m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Paris to Holyhead by train

Fast trains from Paris to Holyhead take around 6 hours and 33 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 694 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Paris and Holyhead.

1. Are there direct trains from Paris to Holyhead?

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

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Paris to Holyhead 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 22 departures.

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

The Paris to Holyhead train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 33 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Holyhead is usually scheduled to depart Paris around 06:33 and the last train is around 21:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Paris around 07:04, and the last at 20:33.

When to book Paris to Holyhead train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 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 Paris to Holyhead by train.

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Which train companies operate between Paris and Holyhead?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Eurostar
  • London Underground
  • TGV
  • Transport For Wales
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands 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.