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Reading to Holyhead by train
Fastest journey4hr 45m
Trains per day15
Avg. journey time6hr 19m
Travelling from Reading to Holyhead by train
Fast trains from Reading to Holyhead take around 4 hours and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 323 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Reading and Holyhead.
1. Are there direct trains from Reading to Holyhead?
Journeys between Reading and Holyhead usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Reading to Holyhead every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 27 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Reading to Holyhead?
The Reading to Holyhead train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Reading to Holyhead train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Holyhead is usually scheduled to depart Reading around 04:40 and the last train is around 00:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Reading around 06:15, and the last at 00:20.
When to book Reading to Holyhead 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 Reading to Holyhead by train.
Which train companies operate between Reading and Holyhead?
More than one train company operates on the route from Reading to Holyhead, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Avanti West Coast
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- London Underground
- Transport For Wales
- UK Rail Connections
- 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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