Duration 5h 6m
Distance 301.6 miles
Average price £238
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average train between Chelmsford and Holyhead takes 5h 6m and the fastest train takes 4h 40m. There is a train service every few hours from Chelmsford to Holyhead. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Chelmsford
  2. London Euston
  3. Chester
  4. Holyhead
6h 4m
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£110 - £373

Chelmsford to Holyhead train times

Trains run every two hours between Chelmsford and Holyhead. The service departs Chelmsford at 19:02 in the evening, which arrives into Holyhead at 00:43. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 6m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Holyhead. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Holyhead via Liverpool Street station, Moorgate station, London Euston and Chester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 4m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Holyhead is 242 miles. The road distance is 301.6 miles.

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Chelmsford to Holyhead train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Chelmsford station.

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Chelmsford to Holyhead train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Holyhead station.

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