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Durham to Preston by train
Fastest journey2hr 46m
Trains per day52
Avg. journey time3hr 23m
Travelling from Durham to Preston by train
Fast trains from Durham to Preston take around 2 hours and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 135 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Durham and Preston.
1. Are there direct trains from Durham to Preston?
Journeys between Durham and Preston usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 54 departures on the route from Durham 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 73 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Durham to Preston?
The Durham to Preston train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Durham to Preston train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Durham around 05:46 and the last train is around 23:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Durham around 06:18, and the last at 22:14.
When to book Durham 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 Durham to Preston by train.
Which train companies operate between Durham and Preston?
More than one train company operates on the route from Durham to Preston, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Avanti West Coast
- East Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- London North Eastern Railway
- Northern Rail
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- TransPennine Express
- 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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