Preston to Colne by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
  • Distance
    36 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 10m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Preston to Colne by train

Fast trains from Preston to Colne take around 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 36 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Colne.

1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Colne?

Direct trains from Preston to Colne have been found.

We usually find around 38 direct trains on the route from Preston to Colne every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 45 departures.

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

The Preston to Colne train travel time is normally about 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Colne is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 04:40 and the last train is around 22:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Preston around 04:40, and the last at 22:02.

When to book Preston to Colne 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 Colne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Preston and Colne?

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

  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

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.