Duration 3h 26m
Distance 183 miles
Average price £200
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Leicester and Holyhead takes 3h 26m and the fastest train takes 3h 11m. There is at least one train per day from Leicester to Holyhead. 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. Nuneaton
  2. Holyhead
4h 7m
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£82 - £314

Leicester to Holyhead train times

Trains run once daily between Leicester and Holyhead. The service departs Leicester at 19:50 in the evening, which arrives into Holyhead at 23:01. All services require a transfer at Nuneaton and take an average of 3h 26m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Leicester to Holyhead? 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.

No, there is no direct train from Leicester to Holyhead. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Holyhead via Nuneaton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 7m.

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The distance between Leicester and Holyhead is 154 miles. The road distance is 183 miles.

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

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

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What companies run services between Leicester and Holyhead?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from Leicester to Holyhead once daily. Tickets cost £60 - £220 and the journey takes 2h 49m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Once daily
Estimated price
£60 - £220

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