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Nottingham to Preston by train
Fastest journey2hr 33m
Trains per day23
Avg. journey time3hr 27m
Travelling from Nottingham to Preston by train
Fast trains from Nottingham to Preston take around 2 hours and 33 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 137 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Nottingham and Preston.
1. Are there direct trains from Nottingham to Preston?
Journeys between Nottingham and Preston usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Nottingham 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 36 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Nottingham to Preston?
The Nottingham to Preston train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 33 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Nottingham to Preston train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Nottingham around 05:21 and the last train is around 23:18. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Nottingham around 05:20, and the last at 23:18.
What's the Nottingham to Preston train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Nottingham to Preston are $25.99.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $25 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $30. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Nottingham 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 Nottingham to Preston by train.
Which train companies operate between Nottingham and Preston?
More than one train company operates on the route from Nottingham to Preston, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- 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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