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Preston to St Helens by train

  • First train
    06:29
  • Last train
    23:10
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    30m
  • Distance
    36 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    33
  • Avg. journey time
    34m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Preston to St Helens by train

Fast trains from Preston to St Helens take around 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 36 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and St Helens.

1. Are there direct trains from Preston to St Helens?

Direct trains from Preston to St Helens have been found.

We usually find around 31 direct trains on the route from Preston to St Helens every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 39 departures.

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

The Preston to St Helens train travel time is normally about 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to St Helens is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 06:29 and the last train is around 22:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Preston around 06:29, and the last at 23:10.

When to book Preston to St Helens 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 St Helens by train.

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Which train companies operate between Preston and St Helens?

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

  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

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.