Bracknell to Preston by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 48m
  • Distance
    292 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 37m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bracknell to Preston by train

Fast trains from Bracknell to Preston take around 3 hours and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 292 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bracknell and Preston.

1. Are there direct trains from Bracknell to Preston?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Bracknell 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 24 departures.

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

The Bracknell to Preston train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Bracknell around 05:42 and the last train is around 00:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bracknell around 05:42, and the last at 23:32.

When to book Bracknell 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 Bracknell to Preston by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bracknell and Preston?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • 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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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.