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Liverpool to Holyhead by train

  • First train
    05:38
  • Last train
    23:47
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 17m
  • Distance
    110 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    30
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 42m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Liverpool to Holyhead by train

Fast trains from Liverpool to Holyhead take around 2 hours and 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 110 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Liverpool and Holyhead.

1. Are there direct trains from Liverpool to Holyhead?

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

We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Liverpool 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 41 departures.

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

The Liverpool to Holyhead train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Holyhead is usually scheduled to depart Liverpool around 05:38 and the last train is around 23:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Liverpool around 05:38, and the last at 23:50.

When to book Liverpool 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 Liverpool to Holyhead by train.

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Which train companies operate between Liverpool and Holyhead?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Merseyrail
  • 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.