Halifax to Preston by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:29
  • Last train
    21:40
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 6m

Travelling from Halifax to Preston by train

The fastest trains from Halifax to Preston take around 1 hour and 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 56 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Halifax and Preston.

Direct trains run between Halifax and Preston.

We usually find around 16 direct trains on the route from Halifax to Preston every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends. The duration is normally about 1 hour and 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Halifax around 06:29 and the last train is around 21:40. This is the same at the weekend.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Halifax 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 Halifax to Preston by train.

Which trains operate between Halifax and Preston?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Halifax 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.

Find journey information for Preston to Halifax

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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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