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Newton Abbot to Preston by train

  • First train
    06:02
  • Last train
    20:31
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 47m
  • Distance
    364 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    18
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 34m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Newton Abbot to Preston by train

Fast trains from Newton Abbot to Preston take around 4 hours and 47 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 364 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Newton Abbot and Preston.

1. Are there direct trains from Newton Abbot to Preston?

Journeys between Newton Abbot and Preston usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Newton Abbot 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 24 departures.

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

The Newton Abbot to Preston train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 47 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Newton Abbot around 06:02 and the last train is around 20:31. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Newton Abbot around 06:03, and the last at 19:03.

When to book Newton Abbot 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 Newton Abbot to Preston by train.

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Which train companies operate between Newton Abbot and Preston?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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

Preston to Newton Abbot 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.