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Travelling from Hamilton to Preston by train

Fast trains from Hamilton to Preston take around 2 hours and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 240 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hamilton and Preston.

Are there direct trains from Hamilton to Preston?

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

We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Hamilton 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 33 departures.

How long is the train journey from Hamilton to Preston?

The Hamilton to Preston train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Hamilton to Preston train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Hamilton around 07:00 and the last train is around 23:42. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hamilton around 06:42, and the last at 00:34.

When to book Hamilton 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 Hamilton to Preston by train.

Which train companies operate between Hamilton and Preston?

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

  • ScotRail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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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