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Plymouth to Preston by train
Fastest journey5hr 24m
Trains per day21
Avg. journey time8hr 49m
Travelling from Plymouth to Preston by train
Fast trains from Plymouth to Preston take around 5 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 389 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Plymouth and Preston.
1. Are there direct trains from Plymouth to Preston?
Journeys between Plymouth and Preston usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Plymouth 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 23 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Plymouth to Preston?
The Plymouth to Preston train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Plymouth to Preston train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Plymouth around 04:51 and the last train is around 19:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Plymouth around 05:25, and the last at 20:06.
What's the Plymouth to Preston train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Plymouth to Preston are $224.70.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $58 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $224. 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 Plymouth 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 Plymouth to Preston by train.
Which train companies operate between Plymouth and Preston?
More than one train company operates on the route from Plymouth to Preston, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- First Great Western
- First TransPennine Express
- Great Western Railway
- London Underground
- Northern Rail
- 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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