Bridgend to Preston by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 58m
  • Distance
    257 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 27m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bridgend to Preston by train

Fast trains from Bridgend to Preston take around 3 hours and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 257 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bridgend and Preston.

1. Are there direct trains from Bridgend to Preston?

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

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Bridgend 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 34 departures.

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

The Bridgend to Preston train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Bridgend around 04:25 and the last train is around 00:09. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bridgend around 04:30, and the last at 22:38.

When to book Bridgend 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 Bridgend to Preston by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bridgend and Preston?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • 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 Bridgend 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.