Preston to Northampton by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:02
  • Last train
    22:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 56m

Travelling from Preston to Northampton by train

Fast trains from Preston to Northampton take around 1 hour and 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 208 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Northampton.

Are there direct trains from Preston to Northampton?

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

We usually find around 32 departures on the route from Preston to Northampton 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 29 departures.

How long is the train journey from Preston to Northampton?

The Preston to Northampton train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 56 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Preston to Northampton train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Northampton is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 04:02 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 00:57.

When to book Preston to Northampton 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 Northampton by train.

Which train companies operate between Preston and Northampton?

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

  • 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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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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