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Duration 4h 16m
Distance 140.8 miles
Average price £90
Frequency 17/day

Trip overview

The average train between Holyhead and Blackburn takes 4h 16m and the fastest train takes 3h 3m. There is a train service every few hours from Holyhead to Blackburn. 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. Holyhead
  2. Warrington Bank Quay
  3. Blackburn
4h 36m
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£53 - £171

Holyhead to Blackburn train times

Trains run hourly between Holyhead and Blackburn. The earliest departure is at 05:02 in the morning, and the last departure from Holyhead is at 20:32 which arrives into Blackburn at 08:01. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 16m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Blackburn. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Blackburn via Chester, Warrington Bank Quay and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 36m.

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The distance between Holyhead and Blackburn is 94 miles. The road distance is 140.8 miles.

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Holyhead to Blackburn train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Holyhead station.

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

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You can take a train from Holyhead to Blackburn via Chester, Warrington Bank Quay, and Preston in around 4h 36m.
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