Preston to Bangor by train

  • First train
    04:02
  • Last train
    23:10
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 52m
  • Distance
    112 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    14
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 5m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Preston to Bangor by train

Fast trains from Preston to Bangor take around 1 hour and 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 112 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Bangor.

1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Bangor?

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

We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Preston to Bangor every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 23 departures.

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

The Preston to Bangor train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bangor is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 04:02 and the last train is around 22:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Preston around 04:02, and the last at 23:10.

When to book Preston to Bangor 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 Bangor by train.

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Which train companies operate between Preston and Bangor?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • Merseyrail
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales
  • Virgin Trains

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

Bangor to Preston by train

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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.

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