Holyhead to Birmingham by train

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  • Fastest journey
    3hr 28m
  • Distance
    206 kilometres
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Travelling from Holyhead to Birmingham by train

Fast trains from Holyhead to Birmingham take around 3 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 206 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Holyhead and Birmingham.

1. Are there direct trains from Holyhead to Birmingham?

Direct trains from Holyhead to Birmingham have been found.

We usually find around 6 direct trains on the route from Holyhead to Birmingham every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found at least one departure.

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

The Holyhead to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Holyhead around 09:23 and the last train is around 19:21. At weekends the only direct train usually departs Holyhead around 05:22.

When to book Holyhead to Birmingham train tickets?

Trains in the UK 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 Holyhead to Birmingham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Holyhead and Birmingham?

More than one train company operates on the route from Holyhead to Birmingham, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Transport For Wales
  • Virgin Trains

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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