Preston to Gloucester by train

  • First train
    04:02
  • Last train
    23:35
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 42m
  • Distance
    213 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    16
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 13m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Preston to Gloucester by train

Fast trains from Preston to Gloucester take around 2 hours and 42 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 213 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Gloucester.

1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Gloucester?

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

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Preston to Gloucester 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 16 departures.

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

The Preston to Gloucester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 42 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Gloucester is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 05:04 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 23:35.

When to book Preston to Gloucester 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 Gloucester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Preston and Gloucester?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • London Midland
  • 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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