Preston to Auchinleck by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 42m
  • Distance
    216 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 53m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Preston to Auchinleck by train

Fast trains from Preston to Auchinleck take around 2 hours and 42 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 216 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Auchinleck.

1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Auchinleck?

Journeys between Preston and Auchinleck usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Preston to Auchinleck 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 15 departures.

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

The Preston to Auchinleck train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 42 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Auchinleck is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 05:40 and the last train is around 21:58. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Preston around 05:40, and the last at 21:42.

When to book Preston to Auchinleck 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 Preston to Auchinleck by train.

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Which train companies operate between Preston and Auchinleck?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • 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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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.