Manchester to St Bees by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 10m
  • Distance
    144 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 11m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Manchester to St Bees by train

Fast trains from Manchester to St Bees take around 3 hours and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 144 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and St Bees.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to St Bees?

Journeys between Manchester and St Bees usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Manchester to St Bees 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 19 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Manchester to St Bees?

The Manchester to St Bees train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Manchester to St Bees train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to St Bees is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 04:57 and the last train is around 00:09. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 04:54, and the last at 23:01.

When to book Manchester to St Bees 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 to St Bees by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester and St Bees?

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

  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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.