Manchester Airport to Colwyn Bay by train

  • First train
    04:34
  • Last train
    23:07
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 54m
  • Distance
    97 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    15
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 27m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Manchester Airport to Colwyn Bay by train

Fast trains from Manchester Airport to Colwyn Bay take around 1 hour and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 97 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester Airport and Colwyn Bay.

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

Journeys between Manchester Airport and Colwyn Bay 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 19 departures on the route from Manchester Airport to Colwyn Bay every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 27 departures.

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

The Manchester Airport to Colwyn Bay train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Colwyn Bay is usually scheduled to depart Manchester Airport around 04:34 and the last train is around 22:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester Airport around 04:34, and the last at 23:07.

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

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Which train companies operate between Manchester Airport and Colwyn Bay?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Merseyrail
  • 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.