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Travelling from Preston to Nelson by train

Fast trains from Preston to Nelson take around 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 34 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Nelson.

Are there direct trains from Preston to Nelson?

Direct trains from Preston to Nelson have been found.

We usually find around 34 direct trains on the route from Preston to Nelson every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 36 departures.

How long is the train journey from Preston to Nelson?

The Preston to Nelson train travel time is normally about 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Preston to Nelson train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Nelson is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 05:05 and the last train is around 22:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Preston around 05:18, and the last at 22:02.

When to book Preston to Nelson 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 Nelson by train.

Which train companies operate between Preston and Nelson?

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

  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

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

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Child and youth passengers

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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