Ramsgate to Preston by train

  • First train
    04:55
  • Last train
    23:05
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 3m
  • Distance
    387 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    27
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 28m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ramsgate to Preston by train

Fast trains from Ramsgate to Preston take around 4 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 387 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ramsgate and Preston.

1. Are there direct trains from Ramsgate to Preston?

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

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Ramsgate to Preston 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 25 departures.

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

The Ramsgate to Preston train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Ramsgate around 04:55 and the last train is around 22:18. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ramsgate around 05:02, and the last at 23:05.

When to book Ramsgate to Preston 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 Ramsgate to Preston by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ramsgate and Preston?

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

  • London Underground
  • Southeastern
  • UK Rail Connections
  • 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.