Preston to Poole by train

  • First train
    04:02
  • Last train
    21:17
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 4m
  • Distance
    342 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    16
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 35m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Preston to Poole by train

Fast trains from Preston to Poole take around 5 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 342 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Poole.

1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Poole?

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

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Preston to Poole 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 Poole?

The Preston to Poole train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Poole is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 04:02 and the last train is around 21:17. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Preston to Poole 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 Poole by train.

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Which train companies operate between Preston and Poole?

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

  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • 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 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.

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