Eastbourne to Preston by train

  • First train
    05:02
  • Last train
    23:56
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 27m
  • Distance
    390 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    29
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 34m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Eastbourne to Preston by train

Fast trains from Eastbourne to Preston take around 4 hours and 27 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 390 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Eastbourne and Preston.

1. Are there direct trains from Eastbourne to Preston?

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

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Eastbourne 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 27 departures.

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

The Eastbourne to Preston train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 27 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Eastbourne around 04:49 and the last train is around 23:09. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Eastbourne around 05:02, and the last at 23:56.

When to book Eastbourne 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 Eastbourne to Preston by train.

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Which train companies operate between Eastbourne and Preston?

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

  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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

Preston to Eastbourne 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.

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