Preston to Smethwick by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:17
  • Last train
    21:22
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 45m

Travelling from Preston to Smethwick by train

Fast trains from Preston to Smethwick take around 1 hour and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 148 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Smethwick.

Are there direct trains from Preston to Smethwick?

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

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Preston to Smethwick 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 17 departures.

How long is the train journey from Preston to Smethwick?

The Preston to Smethwick train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Preston to Smethwick train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Smethwick is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 06:17 and the last train is around 22:39. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Preston around 05:58, and the last at 21:22.

When to book Preston to Smethwick 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 Smethwick by train.

Which train companies operate between Preston and Smethwick?

More than one train company operates on the route from Preston to Smethwick, 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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