Preston to Stoke-on-Trent by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:02
  • Last train
    21:22
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 14m

Travelling from Preston to Stoke-on-Trent by train

The fastest trains from Preston to Stoke-on-Trent take around 1 hour and 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 90 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Stoke-on-Trent.

Journeys between Preston and Stoke-on-Trent usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 47 departures on the route from Preston to Stoke-on-Trent 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 56 departures. The duration is normally about 1 hour and 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Stoke-on-Trent is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 04:02 and the last train is around 21:05. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Preston around 04:02, and the last at 21:22.

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

When to book Preston to Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent by train.

Which trains operate between Preston and Stoke-on-Trent?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Midland
  • Northern
  • 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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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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