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Preston to Newton Abbot by train

  • First train
    04:02
  • Last train
    22:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 42m
  • Distance
    364 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    16
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 16m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Preston to Newton Abbot by train

Fast trains from Preston to Newton Abbot take around 4 hours and 42 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 364 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Newton Abbot.

1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Newton Abbot?

Journeys between Preston and Newton Abbot usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Preston to Newton Abbot 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 18 departures.

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

The Preston to Newton Abbot train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 42 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Newton Abbot 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 04:02, and the last at 22:39.

When to book Preston to Newton Abbot 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 Newton Abbot by train.

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Which train companies operate between Preston and Newton Abbot?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • 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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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.