There are 3 ways to get from Cardiff to Holyhead by train, car or plane

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What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Holyhead, Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Holyhead every 4 hours. Tickets cost $95 - $150 and the journey takes 4 h 49 min. Alternatively, Eastern Airways flies from Cardiff to Holyhead once daily.

Airlines
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Cardiff to Anglesey
Avg. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$27 - $160
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Holyhead
Avg. Duration
4 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $150
First Anytime Day Single
$160 - $240

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cardiff to Holyhead?

The distance between Cardiff and Holyhead is 226 km. The road distance is 305 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Holyhead?

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Holyhead is to drive which costs £35 and takes 4 h 14 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Cardiff to Holyhead?

The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Holyhead is to fly which takes 3 h 9 min and costs £45.

Is there a direct train between Cardiff and Holyhead?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Holyhead. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 4 h 49 min.

How long does it take to get from Cardiff to Holyhead?

The train from Cardiff Central to Holyhead takes 4 h 49 min including transfers and departs every four hours.