Duration 5h 18m
Distance 156.3 miles
Average price £130
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average train between Derby and Holyhead takes 5h 18m and the fastest train takes 3h 58m. The train service runs several times per day from Derby 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.

Train via Crewe • 4h 19m

  1. Derby
  2. Crewe
  3. Holyhead
4h 19m
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£59 - £166

Derby to Holyhead train times

Trains run every four hours between Derby and Holyhead. The earliest departure is at 07:41 in the morning, and the last departure from Derby is at 20:42 which arrives into Holyhead at 08:19. All services require a transfer at Crewe and take an average of 5h 18m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Derby to Holyhead. However, there are services departing from Derby and arriving at Holyhead via Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 19m.

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The distance between Derby and Holyhead is 134 miles. The road distance is 156.3 miles.

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Derby to Holyhead train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Derby station.

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Derby to Holyhead train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Holyhead station.

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You can take a train from Derby to Holyhead via Crewe in around 4h 19m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Estimated price
£18 - £26
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2h 2m
5 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £140
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2h 21m
3 times a day
Estimated price
£50 - £75
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2h 48m
Estimated price
£50 - £80

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