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Duration 6h 29m
Distance 349.5 miles
Average price £270
Frequency 5/day

Trip overview

The average train between Holyhead and Dover takes 6h 29m and the fastest train takes 5h 19m. The train service runs several times per day from Holyhead to Dover. 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. St Pancras International
  3. Dover
6h 6m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£135 - £400

Holyhead to Dover train times

Trains run five times a day between Holyhead and Dover. The earliest departure is at 04:48 in the morning, and the last departure from Holyhead is at 13:58 which arrives into Dover at 19:17. All services require a transfer at London Euston and take an average of 6h 29m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Dover. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Dover Priory via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 6m.

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The distance between Holyhead and Dover is 295 miles. The road distance is 349.5 miles.

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Holyhead to Dover train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Holyhead station.

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Holyhead to Dover train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Dover Priory station.

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