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Paisley to Preston by train

  • First train
    06:02
  • Last train
    23:59
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 40m
  • Distance
    257 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    46
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 54m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Paisley to Preston by train

Fast trains from Paisley to Preston take around 2 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 257 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Paisley and Preston.

1. Are there direct trains from Paisley to Preston?

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

We usually find around 46 departures on the route from Paisley 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 52 departures.

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

The Paisley to Preston train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Paisley around 06:02 and the last train is around 23:59. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Paisley around 06:02, and the last at 00:17.

When to book Paisley 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 Paisley to Preston by train.

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Which train companies operate between Paisley and Preston?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • First TransPennine Express
  • ScotRail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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

Preston to Paisley 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.