Manchester to Shotton by train

  • First train
    05:05
  • Last train
    21:54
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 10m
  • Distance
    61 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    15
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 36m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Manchester to Shotton by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Shotton take around 1 hour and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 61 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Shotton.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Shotton?

Journeys between Manchester and Shotton 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 13 departures on the route from Manchester to Shotton 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 20 departures.

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

The Manchester to Shotton train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Shotton is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 05:05 and the last train is around 21:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 08:05, and the last at 20:59.

When to book Manchester to Shotton 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 Shotton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Shotton?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Northern
  • 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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