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Duration 1h 34m
Distance 48.1 miles
Average price £35
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Colwyn Bay and Birkenhead takes 1h 34m and the fastest train takes 1h 16m. There is an hourly train service from Colwyn Bay to Birkenhead. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Colwyn Bay
  2. Chester
  3. Birkenhead
1h 39m
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£19 - £61

Colwyn Bay to Birkenhead train times

Trains run hourly between Colwyn Bay and Birkenhead. The earliest departure is at 17:23 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Colwyn Bay is at 22:01 which arrives into Birkenhead at 23:36. All services require a transfer at Chester and take an average of 1h 34m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Colwyn Bay to Birkenhead. However, there are services departing from Colwyn Bay and arriving at Birkenhead Hamilton Square via Chester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 39m.

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The distance between Colwyn Bay and Birkenhead is 30 miles. The road distance is 48.1 miles.

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Colwyn Bay to Birkenhead train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Colwyn Bay station.

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Colwyn Bay to Birkenhead train services, operated by Merseyrail Electrics, arrive at Birkenhead Hamilton Square station.

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