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Travelling from Burnley to Preston by train

Fast trains from Burnley to Preston take around 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 31 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Burnley and Preston.

Are there direct trains from Burnley to Preston?

Direct trains from Burnley to Preston have been found.

We usually find around 37 direct trains on the route from Burnley to Preston every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 30 departures.

How long is the train journey from Burnley to Preston?

The Burnley to Preston train travel time is normally about 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Burnley to Preston train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Burnley around 05:35 and the last train is around 23:24. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Burnley around 05:35, and the last at 00:05.

When to book Burnley 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 Burnley to Preston by train.

Which train companies operate between Burnley and Preston?

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

  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

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.

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