Worcester to Preston by train

  • First train
    05:30
  • Last train
    22:47
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 34m
  • Distance
    177 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    21
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 32m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Worcester to Preston by train

Fast trains from Worcester to Preston take around 2 hours and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 177 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Worcester and Preston.

1. Are there direct trains from Worcester to Preston?

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

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Worcester 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 20 departures.

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

The Worcester to Preston train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Worcester around 05:30 and the last train is around 22:17. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Worcester around 06:07, and the last at 22:47.

When to book Worcester 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 Worcester to Preston by train.

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Which train companies operate between Worcester and Preston?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • London Midland
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Preston to Worcester by train

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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.