Manchester to Welwyn by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
  • Distance
    232 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 32m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Manchester to Welwyn by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Welwyn take around 3 hours, covering a distance of approximately 232 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Welwyn.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Welwyn?

Journeys between Manchester and Welwyn usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Manchester to Welwyn 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 35 departures.

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

The Manchester to Welwyn train travel time is normally about 3 hours, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Welwyn is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 05:05 and the last train is around 21:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 04:42, and the last at 23:41.

When to book Manchester to Welwyn 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 Welwyn by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Welwyn?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Great Northern
  • London Underground
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections
  • 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.