Weston-super-Mare to Preston by train

  • First train
    06:23
  • Last train
    23:17
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 50m
  • Distance
    269 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    30
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 8m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Weston-super-Mare to Preston by train

Fast trains from Weston-super-Mare to Preston take around 3 hours and 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 269 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Weston-super-Mare and Preston.

1. Are there direct trains from Weston-super-Mare to Preston?

Journeys between Weston-super-Mare and Preston usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Weston-super-Mare 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 30 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Weston-super-Mare to Preston?

The Weston-super-Mare to Preston train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Weston-super-Mare to Preston train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Weston-super-Mare around 06:36 and the last train is around 23:17. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Weston-super-Mare around 06:23, and the last at 23:49.

When to book Weston-super-Mare 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 Weston-super-Mare to Preston by train.

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Which train companies operate between Weston-super-Mare and Preston?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Midland
  • Northern
  • 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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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.