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Duration 5h 56m
Distance 211.1 miles
Average price £144
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average train between Holyhead and Swindon takes 5h 56m and the fastest train takes 5h 8m. The train service runs several times per day from Holyhead to Swindon. 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. Newport (S Wales)
  3. Swindon
5h 20m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£120 - £165

Holyhead to Swindon train times

Trains run every four hours between Holyhead and Swindon. The service departs Holyhead at 16:52 in the afternoon, which arrives into Swindon at 08:57. All services require a transfer at Newport (S Wales) and take an average of 5h 56m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Swindon. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Swindon via Newport (S Wales). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 20m.

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The distance between Holyhead and Swindon is 172 miles. The road distance is 211.1 miles.

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

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Holyhead to Swindon train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Swindon station.

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