Preston to Chesterfield by train

  • First train
    05:09
  • Last train
    23:35
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 3m
  • Distance
    103 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    31
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 39m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Preston to Chesterfield by train

Fast trains from Preston to Chesterfield take around 2 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 103 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Chesterfield.

1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Chesterfield?

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

We usually find around 32 departures on the route from Preston to Chesterfield 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 35 departures.

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

The Preston to Chesterfield train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Chesterfield is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 05:04 and the last train is around 21:17. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Preston around 05:10, and the last at 23:35.

When to book Preston to Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield by train.

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Which train companies operate between Preston and Chesterfield?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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

Chesterfield 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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