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Holyhead to Glasgow by train

The journey from Holyhead to Glasgow by train is 177.64 mi and takes 5 hr 49 min. There are 20 connections per day, with the first departure at 4:53 AM and the last at 5:28 PM. It is possible to travel from Holyhead to Glasgow by train for as little as $122.11 or as much as $150.47. The best price for this journey is $122.11.

Lowest Price$122.11
Journey Duration5 hr 49 min
Connection per Day20
Lowest Price$122.11
Highest Price$150.47
First Departure4:53 AM
Last Departure5:28 PM
Distance177.64 mi
DepartureHolyhead
ArrivalGlasgow
CarriersScotRail, Northern RailMore

Holyhead to Glasgow Train Times

Departure date
Saturday, Apr 20, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Holyhead to Glasgow by train?

When you're traveling from Holyhead to Glasgow, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $147.64. You might be able to find prices as low as $122.11, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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The prices for train tickets from Holyhead to Glasgow vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately $147.64. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long does it take to get from Holyhead to Glasgow by train?

Traveling from Holyhead to Glasgow by train will usually take 5 hr 49 min. This journey covers a distance of 177.64 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 5 hr 49 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey between Holyhead and Glasgow runs for about 177.64 mi and usually takes approximately 5 hr 49 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 5 hr 23 min. If you are trying to get from Holyhead to Glasgow as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

When traveling from Holyhead to Glasgow by train, which stations can I use?

You will be able to leave Holyhead by using stations such as Holyhead Port. These connect you to stations including Glasgow, Hampden Park,Pollokshields west,Charing Cross (Glasgow),Glasgow central in Glasgow. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Holyhead or in Glasgow, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do departures from Holyhead leave for Glasgow?

On average, there are 20 daily departures from Holyhead to Glasgow. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 0 departures from Holyhead which travel directly to Glasgow. There are 20 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Holyhead to Glasgow. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Holyhead to Glasgow
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Holyhead to Glasgow.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Holyhead to Glasgow, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Holyhead to Glasgow.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Holyhead to Glasgow

The cheapest Holyhead - Glasgow train tickets can be found for as low as $35.40 if you’re lucky, or $37.73 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $42.74.

Find the best day to travel to Glasgow by train

When travelling to Glasgow by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Northern is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the north of England. Northern is owned by Northern Trains Ltd, a division of "DOHL," the public sector holding company for the Department of Transportation. It is owned by Arriva UK Trains and operates over 2,500 services every weekday, serving cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, and Newcastle.

ScotRail is a train operating company that provides passenger rail services throughout Scotland. It is a subsidiary of Abellio, a Dutch state-owned transportation company. ScotRail provides a connection between Glasgow and Edinburgh, allowing travelers to easily explore the scenic Scottish East Coast and Highlands. Additionally, a range of destinations including Aberdeen, Inverness, and Stirling can be discovered through ScotRail's services.

TransPennine Express is a train operating company in the United Kingdom that provides intercity train services across the North of England and Scotland. The company operates services between major cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Newcastle, Edinburgh, and Glasgow. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket options, including advance purchase tickets, out-of-season tickets, and flexible tickets. The company also provides onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and refreshments.

Services on board ScotRail, Northern Rail and Avanti West Coast from Holyhead to Glasgow
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Holyhead to Glasgow CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
20.01kg
Bus
21.44kg
Flight
57.18kg
Car
45.74kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Holyhead to Glasgow by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Holyhead and Glasgow are 20.01kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Holyhead and Glasgow? By taking the train between Holyhead and Glasgow you will save 37.17kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.43kg compared to a bus and 25.73kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Holyhead to Glasgow?
A train ticket from Holyhead to Glasgow is $147.64. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $122.11.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Holyhead to Glasgow?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Holyhead to Glasgow is $122.11. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Holyhead and Glasgow by train?
Holyhead to Glasgow is 177.64 mi.
How long does the train between Holyhead and Glasgow take?
Holyhead to Glasgow is on average 5 hr 49 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hr 23 min.
Which companies operate from Holyhead to Glasgow?
The train journey from Holyhead to Glasgow is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: ScotRail, Northern Rail, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast and Transport for Wales.
How many train connections per day go from Holyhead to Glasgow?
Holyhead to Glasgow has 20 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Holyhead to Glasgow leave?
The earliest train from Holyhead to Glasgow departs at 4:53 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Holyhead to Glasgow depart?
The latest train from Holyhead to Glasgow departs at 5:28 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Holyhead to Glasgow in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $122.11 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Holyhead to Glasgow by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Holyhead and Glasgow is 5 hr 23 min.
Is there a direct train from Holyhead to Glasgow?
Yes, there is a direct train between Holyhead and Glasgow.
What are the CO2 emissions for Holyhead to Glasgow by train?
The train journey from Holyhead to Glasgow creates 20.01kg of CO2 emissions.

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