Nelson to Preston by train

  • First train
    05:27
  • Last train
    23:59
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    54m
  • Distance
    34 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    32
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 5m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Nelson to Preston by train

Fast trains from Nelson to Preston take around 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 34 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Nelson and Preston.

1. Are there direct trains from Nelson to Preston?

Direct trains from Nelson to Preston have been found.

We usually find around 33 direct trains on the route from Nelson to Preston every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 30 departures.

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

The Nelson to Preston train travel time is normally about 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Nelson around 05:27 and the last train is around 23:59. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Nelson around 05:27, and the last at 23:16.

When to book Nelson 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 Nelson to Preston by train.

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Which train companies operate between Nelson and Preston?

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

  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

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.