Preston to Accrington by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
  • Distance
    22 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Preston to Accrington by train

Fast trains from Preston to Accrington take around 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 22 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Accrington.

1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Accrington?

Direct trains from Preston to Accrington have been found.

We usually find around 64 direct trains on the route from Preston to Accrington every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 63 departures.

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

The Preston to Accrington train travel time is normally about 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Accrington is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 04:40 and the last train is around 22:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Preston around 04:40, and the last at 22:57.

When to book Preston to Accrington 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 Preston to Accrington by train.

Help with booking alerts

Which train companies operate between Preston and Accrington?

More than one train company operates on the route from Preston to Accrington, 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.

Accrington to Preston by train

Other journeys to Accrington View all journeys to Accrington

Loco2 means a new way of booking trains online, but it also stands for low CO2 and lower cost travel. By simplifying the booking process, Loco2 hopes to encourage more people to ditch the plane and opt for a lower-carbon journey by train.

  • Easy, fast and cheap
  • Pay in EUR, GBP or USD
  • Zero booking fees
  • 24/7 customer support

Subscribe to our newsletter

Sign up to receive top tips, train news and travel inspiration straight to your inbox

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.

Log in / Register

  1. We'd love to send you (occasional) emails with travel tips, sales and special offers. You can change your preferences at any time.
  1. By registering you agree with our privacy policy.