Colwyn Bay to Manchester Airport by train

  • First train
    04:44
  • Last train
    22:33
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 2m
  • Distance
    97 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    19
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 24m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Colwyn Bay to Manchester Airport by train

Fast trains from Colwyn Bay to Manchester Airport take around 2 hours and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 97 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Colwyn Bay and Manchester Airport.

1. Are there direct trains from Colwyn Bay to Manchester Airport?

Journeys between Colwyn Bay and Manchester Airport usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 23 departures on the route from Colwyn Bay to Manchester Airport 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 14 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Colwyn Bay to Manchester Airport?

The Colwyn Bay to Manchester Airport train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 2 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Colwyn Bay to Manchester Airport train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester Airport is usually scheduled to depart Colwyn Bay around 04:44 and the last train is around 22:01. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Colwyn Bay around 05:43, and the last at 22:33.

When to book Colwyn Bay to Manchester Airport 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 Colwyn Bay to Manchester Airport by train.

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Which train companies operate between Colwyn Bay and Manchester Airport?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • 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.