Preston to Salisbury by train

  • First train
    04:02
  • Last train
    21:22
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 29m
  • Distance
    305 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    28
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 5m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Preston to Salisbury by train

Fast trains from Preston to Salisbury take around 4 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 305 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Salisbury.

1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Salisbury?

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

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Preston to Salisbury 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 27 departures.

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

The Preston to Salisbury train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Salisbury is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 05:33 and the last train is around 20:58. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Preston around 04:02, and the last at 23:35.

When to book Preston to Salisbury 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 Salisbury by train.

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Which train companies operate between Preston and Salisbury?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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

Salisbury 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.