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Norwich to Preston by train
Fastest journey4hr 38m
Trains per day31
Avg. journey time7hr 16m
Travelling from Norwich to Preston by train
Fast trains from Norwich to Preston take around 4 hours and 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 296 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Norwich and Preston.
1. Are there direct trains from Norwich to Preston?
Journeys between Norwich and Preston usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 32 departures on the route from Norwich 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 28 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Norwich to Preston?
The Norwich to Preston train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 38 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Norwich to Preston train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Norwich around 05:30 and the last train is around 22:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Norwich around 05:30, and the last at 22:03.
When to book Norwich 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 Norwich to Preston by train.
Which train companies operate between Norwich and Preston?
More than one train company operates on the route from Norwich to Preston, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Abellio Greater Anglia
- Avanti West Coast
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- Greater Anglia
- London Underground
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- UK Rail Connections
- 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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