Gourock to Preston by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 19m
  • Distance
    280 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 36m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Gourock to Preston by train

Fast trains from Gourock to Preston take around 3 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 280 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gourock and Preston.

1. Are there direct trains from Gourock to Preston?

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

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Gourock 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 16 departures.

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

The Gourock to Preston train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Gourock around 05:20 and the last train is around 18:39. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gourock around 05:20, and the last at 17:23.

When to book Gourock 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 Gourock to Preston by train.

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Which train companies operate between Gourock and Preston?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • ScotRail
  • 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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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.