Background: The extra-intestinal manifestation of tracheobronchitis is a rare complication of ulcerative colitis (UC). Here, we present a case of UC-related tracheobronchitis wherein the positive clinical effects of infliximab are demonstrated. Case presentation: We report the case of a 39-year old woman who presented with a chronic productive cough on a distant background of surgically managed ulcerative colitis (UC). Our patient failed to achieve a satisfactory clinical improvement despite treatment with high dose inhaled corticosteroids, oral corticosteroids and azathioprine. Infliximab therapy was commenced and was demonstrated to achieve macroscopic and symptomatic remission of disease. Conclusions: We present the first case report documenting the benefits of infliximab in UC-related tracheobronchitis.