Preston to Paisley by train

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    22:03
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 41m
  • Distance
    257 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    46
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 57m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Preston to Paisley by train

Fast trains from Preston to Paisley take around 2 hours and 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 257 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Paisley.

1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Paisley?

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

We usually find around 48 departures on the route from Preston to Paisley 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 45 departures.

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

The Preston to Paisley train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Paisley is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 05:40 and the last train is around 22:03. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Preston around 06:40, and the last at 21:42.

When to book Preston to Paisley 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 Paisley by train.

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Which train companies operate between Preston and Paisley?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • ScotRail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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

Paisley 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.