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Aberdare to Holyhead by train

It takes an average of 7h 10m to travel from Aberdare to Holyhead by train, over a distance of around 121 miles (194 km). There are normally 4 trains per day travelling from Aberdare to Holyhead and tickets for this journey start from £34 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 29m
PriceFrom £34
Distance121 miles (194 km)
Frequency4 trains per day
Departure stationAberdare
Arrival stationHolyhead
Changes1 change
Train operatorsAvanti West Coast, Transport for Wales

Aberdare to Holyhead train times

Check out the next trains departing from Aberdare to Holyhead for Wednesday 12th May 2021 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
06:44 aberdare12:49 holyheadtransport for wales PeakGet tickets6h 5m, 2 changes
07:44 aberdare14:19 holyheadtransport for wales PeakGet tickets6h 35m, 2 changes
08:44 aberdare15:22 holyheadtransport for wales PeakGet tickets6h 38m, 2 changes
09:44 aberdare16:08 holyheadtransport for wales PeakGet tickets6h 24m, 2 changes
10:44 aberdare17:15 holyheadtransport for wales PeakGet tickets6h 31m, 2 changes
12:44 aberdare19:16 holyheadtransport for wales PeakGet tickets6h 32m, 2 changes
14:44 aberdare21:00 holyheadtransport for wales PeakGet tickets6h 16m, 2 changes
15:44 aberdare21:42 holyheadtransport for wales PeakGet tickets5h 58m, 2 changes
19:44 aberdare02:22 holyheadtransport for wales PeakGet tickets6h 38m, 3 changes
06:44 aberdare12:49 holyheadtransport for wales PeakGet tickets6h 5m, 2 changes

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Aberdare to Holyhead? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Aberdare to Holyhead take?

The average journey time by train between Aberdare and Holyhead is 7 hours and 10 minutes, with around 4 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Aberdare and Holyhead by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Aberdare to Holyhead is 5 hours and 29 minutes.

How much does the train from Aberdare to Holyhead cost?

Train ticket prices from Aberdare to Holyhead can start from as little as £34 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Aberdare to Holyhead?

No, there are no direct train services from Aberdare to Holyhead. Travelling from Aberdare to Holyhead by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Aberdare to Holyhead leave?

The first train from Aberdare to Holyhead leaves at 05:51. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Aberdare to Holyhead leave?

The last train from Aberdare to Holyhead leaves at 21:52. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Aberdare and Holyhead by train?

Trains travelling from Aberdare to Holyhead cover a distance of around 121 miles (194 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Holyhead to Aberdare.

Cheap train tickets from Aberdare to Holyhead

Train tickets from Aberdare to Holyhead start at £34 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

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