Preston to Huddersfield by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:12
  • Last train
    23:10
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 22m

Travelling from Preston to Huddersfield by train

The fastest trains from Preston to Huddersfield take around 1 hour and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 62 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Huddersfield.

Journeys between Preston and Huddersfield usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Preston to Huddersfield 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 42 departures. The duration is normally about 1 hour and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Huddersfield is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 05:12 and the last train is around 20:48. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Preston around 05:12, and the last at 23:10.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Preston to Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield by train.

Which trains operate between Preston and Huddersfield?

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

  • 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.

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Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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.

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