Newport to Preston by train

  • First train
    04:52
  • Last train
    22:13
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 16m
  • Distance
    242 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    43
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 28m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Newport to Preston by train

Fast trains from Newport to Preston take around 3 hours and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 242 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Newport and Preston.

1. Are there direct trains from Newport to Preston?

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

We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Newport 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 65 departures.

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

The Newport to Preston train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Newport around 04:53 and the last train is around 22:14. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Newport around 04:52, and the last at 21:40.

When to book Newport 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 Newport to Preston by train.

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Which train companies operate between Newport and Preston?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales
  • Virgin Trains

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

Preston to Newport 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.