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Preston to Newport by train

  • First train
    04:02
  • Last train
    00:57
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 3m
  • Distance
    242 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    26
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 1m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Preston to Newport by train

Fast trains from Preston to Newport take around 3 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 242 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Newport.

1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Newport?

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

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Preston to Newport 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 23 departures.

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

The Preston to Newport train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Newport is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 04:02 and the last train is around 00:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Preston around 06:17, and the last at 22:38.

When to book Preston to Newport 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 Newport by train.

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Which train companies operate between Preston and Newport?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • Transport For Wales
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Newport to Preston by train

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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.