Preston to South Lanarkshire by train Find train times and tickets

  • Recommended departure
    05:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 2m

Travelling from Preston to South Lanarkshire by train

The fastest trains from Preston to South Lanarkshire take around 2 hours and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 224 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and South Lanarkshire.

Journeys between Preston and South Lanarkshire usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find at least one departure on the route from Preston to South Lanarkshire every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 2 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the only train to South Lanarkshire is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 05:40. At weekends the only train usually departs Preston around 05:40.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Preston to South Lanarkshire 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 South Lanarkshire by train.

Which trains operate between Preston and South Lanarkshire?

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

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

    Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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