Preston to Birmingham by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Preston to Birmingham by train
Fast trains from Preston to Birmingham take around 1 hour and 33 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 152 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Birmingham.
1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Birmingham?
Direct trains from Preston to Birmingham have been found.
We usually find around 22 direct trains on the route from Preston to Birmingham every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 21 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Preston to Birmingham?
The Preston to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 33 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Preston to Birmingham train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 06:17 and the last train is around 21:17.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Preston around 06:17, and the last at 21:22.
What's the Preston to Birmingham train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Preston to Birmingham are $11.49.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $23 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $36. 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 Preston to Birmingham 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 Birmingham by train.
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Which train companies operate between Preston and Birmingham?
Virgin Trains is the train company that operates on the route from Preston to Birmingham.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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