Preston to Nottingham by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Preston to Nottingham by train
Fast trains from Preston to Nottingham take around 2 hours and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 137 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Nottingham.
1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Nottingham?
Journeys between Preston and Nottingham usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 32 departures on the route from Preston to Nottingham 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 38 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Preston to Nottingham?
The Preston to Nottingham train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Preston to Nottingham train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Nottingham is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 05:33 and the last train is around 23:10.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Preston around 04:02, and the last at 00:57.
What's the Preston to Nottingham train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Preston to Nottingham are $32.24.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $32 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $47. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Preston to Nottingham 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 Nottingham by train.
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Which train companies operate between Preston and Nottingham?
More than one train company operates on the route from Preston to Nottingham, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- 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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