Holyhead to Liverpool by train

  • First train
    04:25
  • Last train
    20:37
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 19m
  • Distance
    110 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    29
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 44m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Holyhead to Liverpool by train

Fast trains from Holyhead to Liverpool take around 2 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 110 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Holyhead and Liverpool.

1. Are there direct trains from Holyhead to Liverpool?

Journeys between Holyhead and Liverpool usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Holyhead to Liverpool every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 23 departures.

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

The Holyhead to Liverpool train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Liverpool is usually scheduled to depart Holyhead around 04:25 and the last train is around 20:32. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Holyhead around 04:25, and the last at 21:40.

When to book Holyhead to Liverpool 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 Liverpool by train.

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Which train companies operate between Holyhead and Liverpool?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Merseyrail
  • 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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