Preston to Linlithgow by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 39m
  • Distance
    253 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 9m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Preston to Linlithgow by train

Fast trains from Preston to Linlithgow take around 2 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 253 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Linlithgow.

1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Linlithgow?

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

We usually find around 23 departures on the route from Preston to Linlithgow 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 37 departures.

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

The Preston to Linlithgow train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Linlithgow is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 06:58 and the last train is around 00:58. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Preston around 05:40, and the last at 00:58.

When to book Preston to Linlithgow 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 Linlithgow by train.

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Which train companies operate between Preston and Linlithgow?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • 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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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.