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Duration 4h 8m
Distance 153.5 miles
Average price £95
Frequency 9/day

Trip overview

The average train between Holyhead (Station) and Birmingham takes 4h 8m and the fastest train takes 3h. The train service runs several times per day from Holyhead (Station) to Birmingham. 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

  1. Holyhead
  2. Crewe
  3. Birmingham
3h 13m
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£56 - £267

Holyhead (Station) to Birmingham train times

Trains run every three hours between Holyhead (Station) and Birmingham. The earliest departure is at 06:52 in the morning, and the last departure from Holyhead (Station) is at 20:37 which arrives into Birmingham at 09:51. All services require a transfer at Crewe and take an average of 4h 8m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Holyhead (Station) to Birmingham? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Holyhead and arriving at Birmingham New Street. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 4m.

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The distance between Holyhead (Station) and Birmingham is 128 miles. The road distance is 153.5 miles.

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Holyhead (Station) to Birmingham train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Holyhead station.

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Holyhead (Station) to Birmingham train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Birmingham New Street station.

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What companies run services between Holyhead (Station) and Birmingham?

You can take a train from Holyhead (Station) to Birmingham via Crewe in around 3h 13m.
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £70
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £26
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £70
Transport for Wales
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£50 - £75
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£50 - £75
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£29 - £45
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£75 - £110
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £85
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £25
Website
tfw.wales

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