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Dundee to Preston by train
Fastest journey3hr 40m
Trains per day47
Avg. journey time4hr 9m
Travelling from Dundee to Preston by train
Fast trains from Dundee to Preston take around 3 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 301 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Dundee and Preston.
1. Are there direct trains from Dundee to Preston?
Journeys between Dundee and Preston usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.
We usually find around 53 departures on the route from Dundee 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 34 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Dundee to Preston?
The Dundee to Preston train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Dundee to Preston train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Dundee around 06:05 and the last train is around 20:42. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Dundee around 06:32, and the last at 21:56.
What's the Dundee to Preston train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Dundee to Preston are $29.74.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $29 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $83. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Dundee 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 Dundee to Preston by train.
Which train companies operate between Dundee and Preston?
More than one train company operates on the route from Dundee to Preston, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- London North Eastern Railway
- Northern Rail
- 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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