Dublin to Holyhead by train

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  • Fastest journey
  • Distance
    105 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 1m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Dublin to Holyhead by train

Fast trains from Dublin to Holyhead take around 2 hours, covering a distance of approximately 105 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Dublin and Holyhead.

1. Are there direct trains from Dublin to Holyhead?

Direct trains from Dublin to Holyhead have been found.

We usually find around 4 direct trains on the route from Dublin to Holyhead every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Dublin to Holyhead?

The Dublin to Holyhead train travel time is normally about 2 hours, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Dublin to Holyhead train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Holyhead is usually scheduled to depart Dublin around 08:05 and the last train is around 20:55. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Dublin to Holyhead train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Dublin to Holyhead by train.

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Which train companies operate between Dublin and Holyhead?

Arriva Trains Wales is the train company that operates on the route from Dublin to Holyhead.

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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