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If you do like to be beside the seaside, then Colwyn Bay station is spot on. Arriving by train to Colwyn Bay brings you right onto the promenade, with views out across wide sweeping beaches and the Irish Sea. And the journey to get there’s not bad either, as the North Wales Main Line hugs the coastline for long stretches of its route between Crewe and Holyhead.

Colwyn Bay station first opened in 1849 as part of the network which brought huge numbers of holidaymakers to this whole stretch of coast during Victorian times. Tourism is still the main draw for visitors, and there’s plenty to see within easy reach. As well as the beach, of course, the town centre is a few minutes' walk from the station. There are also buses every ten minutes to Rhos-on-Sea just along the promenade with its tiny 6th-century St Trillo chapel and Penrhyn Bay around the headland. It's also the nearest station to the Welsh Mountain Zoo, one of North Wales’ top attractions.

Station details & facilities

There are two platforms at Colwyn Bay station. Westbound trains towards Holyhead depart from platform 1, and eastbound trains towards Manchester Piccadilly, Birmingham International and London Euston depart from platform 2. Outside the entrance, there’s a pay-and-display car park, taxi rank and cycle storage. Inside there’s a ticket counter and machine, with barriers leading through to platform 1, where there are also toilets and a waiting room. There’s a footbridge to platform 2 with stairs and lifts.

Departures and arrivals from Colwyn Bay

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Colwyn Bay station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London EustonAvanti West Coast09:402On time
to LlandudnoTransport for Wales09:40On time
to Manchester AirportTransport for Wales09:59On time
to HolyheadTransport for Wales10:081On time
to LlandudnoTransport for Wales10:41On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Manchester AirportTransport for Wales09:40On time
from LlandudnoTransport for Wales09:59On time
from Birmingham InternationalTransport for Wales10:071On time
from HolyheadTransport for Wales10:402On time
from Manchester AirportTransport for Wales10:41On time
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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