Rhyl to Preston by train

  • First train
    04:57
  • Last train
    22:19
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 33m
  • Distance
    71 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    19
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 31m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Rhyl to Preston by train

Fast trains from Rhyl to Preston take around 1 hour and 33 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 71 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Rhyl and Preston.

1. Are there direct trains from Rhyl to Preston?

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

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Rhyl 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 15 departures.

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

The Rhyl to Preston train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 33 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Rhyl around 06:02 and the last train is around 22:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Rhyl around 04:57, and the last at 22:16.

When to book Rhyl 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 Rhyl to Preston by train.

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Which train companies operate between Rhyl and Preston?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Northern
  • Transport For Wales
  • 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.