Bangor to Preston by train

  • First train
    04:57
  • Last train
    21:06
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 12m
  • Distance
    112 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    12
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 40m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bangor to Preston by train

Fast trains from Bangor to Preston take around 2 hours and 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 112 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bangor and Preston.

1. Are there direct trains from Bangor to Preston?

Journeys between Bangor and Preston usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Bangor to Preston every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 18 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bangor to Preston?

The Bangor to Preston train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bangor to Preston train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Bangor around 05:14 and the last train is around 21:01. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bangor around 04:57, and the last at 21:14.

When to book Bangor to Preston 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 Bangor to Preston by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bangor and Preston?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Preston to Bangor by train

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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.