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Grantham to Preston by train

  • First train
    07:02
  • Last train
    23:09
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 57m
  • Distance
    167 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    33
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 56m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Grantham to Preston by train

Fast trains from Grantham to Preston take around 2 hours and 57 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 167 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Grantham and Preston.

1. Are there direct trains from Grantham to Preston?

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

We usually find around 30 departures on the route from Grantham 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 41 departures.

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

The Grantham to Preston train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 57 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Grantham around 07:02 and the last train is around 23:09. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Grantham around 07:02, and the last at 23:12.

When to book Grantham 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 Grantham to Preston by train.

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Which train companies operate between Grantham and Preston?

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

  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Preston to Grantham 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.