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Oxford to Preston by train
Fastest journey3hr 11m
Trains per day23
Avg. journey time4hr 6m
Travelling from Oxford to Preston by train
Fast trains from Oxford to Preston take around 3 hours and 11 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 243 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Oxford and Preston.
1. Are there direct trains from Oxford to Preston?
Journeys between Oxford and Preston usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Oxford 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 27 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Oxford to Preston?
The Oxford to Preston train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 11 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Oxford to Preston train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Oxford around 06:38 and the last train is around 00:27. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Oxford around 06:39, and the last at 22:45.
What's the Oxford to Preston train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Oxford to Preston are $32.22.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $32 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $48. 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 Oxford 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 Oxford to Preston by train.
Which train companies operate between Oxford and Preston?
More than one train company operates on the route from Oxford to Preston, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- Chiltern Railways
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- London Underground
- Northern Rail
- 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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