University Rail Station to Rainhill Rail Station - travel by train, bus and rail

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National Rail

Average journey time: 7 hours 22 mins

University Rail Station to Rainhill Rail Station

Leave at 22:49 and arrive at 06:01
Journey time 07:12
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with West Midlands Trains to Birmingham New Street

  • Birmingham New Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for West Midlands Trains to Crewe

  • Smethwick Rolfe Street Rail Station
  • Smethwick Galton Bridge Rail Station
  • Sandwell & Dudley Rail Station
  • Dudley Port Rail Station
  • Tipton Rail Station
  • Coseley Rail Station
  • Wolverhampton Rail Station
  • Penkridge Rail Station
  • Stafford Rail Station
  • Crewe Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Manchester Piccadilly

  • Manchester Piccadilly Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Rainhill

  • Manchester Oxford Road Rail Station
  • Eccles Rail Station
  • Patricroft Rail Station
  • Newton-le-Willows Rail Station
  • Earlestown Rail Station
  • St Helens Junction Rail Station
  • Lea Green Rail Station
  • Rainhill Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

University Rail Station to Rainhill Rail Station

Leave at 23:25 and arrive at 07:01
Journey time 07:36
You will need to make 6 changes

Start with West Midlands Trains to Birmingham New Street

  • Five Ways Rail Station
  • Birmingham New Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for West Midlands Trains to Wolverhampton

  • Smethwick Rolfe Street Rail Station
  • Smethwick Galton Bridge Rail Station
  • Sandwell & Dudley Rail Station
  • Dudley Port Rail Station
  • Tipton Rail Station
  • Coseley Rail Station
  • Wolverhampton Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton Bus Station

  • Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton Bus Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Express bus 422 to Manchester Airport, Manchester Airport The Station

  • Manchester Airport, Manchester Airport The Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Manchester Airport Rail Station

  • Manchester Airport Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Rainhill

  • Heald Green Rail Station
  • Gatley Rail Station
  • East Didsbury Rail Station
  • Burnage Rail Station
  • Mauldeth Road Rail Station
  • Manchester Piccadilly Rail Station
  • Manchester Oxford Road Rail Station
  • Deansgate Rail Station
  • Eccles Rail Station
  • Patricroft Rail Station
  • Newton-le-Willows Rail Station
  • Earlestown Rail Station
  • St Helens Junction Rail Station
  • Lea Green Rail Station
  • Rainhill Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

University Rail Station to Rainhill Rail Station

Leave at 00:10 and arrive at 07:30
Journey time 07:20
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with West Midlands Trains to Birmingham New Street

  • Five Ways Rail Station
  • Birmingham New Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to Wigan North Western

  • Wolverhampton Rail Station
  • Stafford Rail Station
  • Crewe Rail Station
  • Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station
  • Wigan North Western Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Rainhill

  • Newton-le-Willows Rail Station
  • Earlestown Rail Station
  • St Helens Junction Rail Station
  • Lea Green Rail Station
  • Rainhill Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time


Return journey: Rainhill Rail Station to University Rail Station


Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

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