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Hinckley to Preston by train

  • First train
    06:08
  • Last train
    22:47
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 4m
  • Distance
    163 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    17
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 4m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Hinckley to Preston by train

Fast trains from Hinckley to Preston take around 2 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 163 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hinckley and Preston.

1. Are there direct trains from Hinckley to Preston?

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

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Hinckley 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 14 departures.

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

The Hinckley to Preston train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Hinckley around 07:02 and the last train is around 22:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hinckley around 06:08, and the last at 22:39.

When to book Hinckley 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 Hinckley to Preston by train.

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Which train companies operate between Hinckley and Preston?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • 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.