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Duration 5h 52m
Distance 183 miles
Average price £150
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average train between Leicester and Holyhead takes 5h 52m and the fastest train takes 4h 1m. The train service runs several times 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.

Train

  1. Nuneaton
  2. Crewe
  3. Holyhead
4h 57m
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£84 - £319

Leicester to Holyhead train times

Trains run every four hours between Leicester and Holyhead. The earliest departure is at 15:50 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Leicester is at 22:27 which arrives into Holyhead at 08:20. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 52m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Leicester to Holyhead. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Holyhead via Nuneaton and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 57m.

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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 London Northwestern Railway, 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?

You can take a train from Leicester to Holyhead via Nuneaton and Crewe in around 4h 57m.
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£23 - £85
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Nuneaton to Crewe
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£23 - £85
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £30
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £85
Train from Crewe to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140

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