Perth to Preston by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Perth to Preston by train
Fast trains from Perth to Preston take around 3 hours and 47 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 297 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Perth and Preston.
1. Are there direct trains from Perth to Preston?
Journeys between Perth and Preston usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.
We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Perth 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 34 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Perth to Preston?
The Perth to Preston train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 47 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Perth to Preston train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Perth around 05:13 and the last train is around 20:11.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Perth around 05:18, and the last at 22:43.
What's the Perth to Preston train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Perth to Preston are $24.18.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $24 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $39. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Perth 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 Perth to Preston by train.
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Which train companies operate between Perth and Preston?
More than one train company operates on the route from Perth to Preston, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- London North Eastern Railway
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- TransPennine Express
- UK Rail Connections
- 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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