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Swindon to Preston by train
Fastest journey3hr 19m
Trains per day56
Avg. journey time4hr 51m
Travelling from Swindon to Preston by train
Fast trains from Swindon to Preston take around 3 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 252 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Swindon and Preston.
1. Are there direct trains from Swindon to Preston?
Journeys between Swindon and Preston usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 51 departures on the route from Swindon to Preston 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 81 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Swindon to Preston?
The Swindon to Preston train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Swindon to Preston train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Swindon around 05:24 and the last train is around 00:01. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Swindon around 06:11, and the last at 00:48.
When to book Swindon 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 Swindon to Preston by train.
Which train companies operate between Swindon and Preston?
More than one train company operates on the route from Swindon to Preston, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Avanti West Coast
- First Great Western
- First TransPennine Express
- Great Western Railway
- London Midland
- London Underground
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- 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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