Newbury to Preston by train

  • First train
    05:30
  • Last train
    23:55
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 47m
  • Distance
    279 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    20
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 28m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Newbury to Preston by train

Fast trains from Newbury to Preston take around 3 hours and 47 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 279 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Newbury and Preston.

1. Are there direct trains from Newbury to Preston?

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

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Newbury 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 26 departures.

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

The Newbury to Preston train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 47 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Newbury around 05:30 and the last train is around 23:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Newbury around 06:22, and the last at 23:55.

When to book Newbury 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 Newbury to Preston by train.

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Which train companies operate between Newbury and Preston?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • South West Trains
  • 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.