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Preston to Polmont by train

  • First train
    07:03
  • Last train
    00:35
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 44m
  • Distance
    256 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    26
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 8m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Preston to Polmont by train

Fast trains from Preston to Polmont take around 2 hours and 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 256 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Polmont.

1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Polmont?

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

We usually find around 25 departures on the route from Preston to Polmont 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 34 departures.

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

The Preston to Polmont train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Polmont is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 06:58 and the last train is around 00:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Preston around 07:03, and the last at 21:04.

When to book Preston to Polmont 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 Polmont by train.

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Which train companies operate between Preston and Polmont?

More than one train company operates on the route from Preston to Polmont, 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.

Polmont 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.