Duration 2h 42m
Distance 94.2 miles
Average price £53
Frequency 21/day

Trip overview

The average train between Holyhead and Liverpool takes 2h 42m and the fastest train takes 2h 14m. There is a train service every few hours from Holyhead to Liverpool. 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. Chester
  3. Liverpool
2h 52m
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£30 - £79

Holyhead to Liverpool train times

Trains run hourly between Holyhead and Liverpool. The earliest departure is at 08:45 in the morning, and the last departure from Holyhead is at 21:40 which arrives into Liverpool at 06:42. All services require a transfer at Chester and take an average of 2h 42m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Liverpool. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Liverpool Lime Street Low Level via Chester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 52m.

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The distance between Holyhead and Liverpool is 69 miles. The road distance is 94.2 miles.

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

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Holyhead to Liverpool train services, operated by Merseyrail Electrics, arrive at Liverpool Lime Street Low Level station.

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You can take a train from Holyhead to Liverpool via Chester in around 2h 52m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Estimated price
£26 - £40

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