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Basingstoke to Preston by train
Fastest journey3hr 46m
Trains per day37
Avg. journey time5hr 24m
Travelling from Basingstoke to Preston by train
Fast trains from Basingstoke to Preston take around 3 hours and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 298 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basingstoke and Preston.
1. Are there direct trains from Basingstoke to Preston?
Journeys between Basingstoke and Preston usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Basingstoke to Preston 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 39 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Basingstoke to Preston?
The Basingstoke to Preston train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Basingstoke to Preston train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Basingstoke around 05:47 and the last train is around 00:07. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basingstoke around 06:52, and the last at 00:02.
When to book Basingstoke 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 Basingstoke to Preston by train.
Which train companies operate between Basingstoke and Preston?
More than one train company operates on the route from Basingstoke to Preston, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- London Underground
- Northern Rail
- South West Trains
- South Western Railway
- TransPennine Express
- 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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