Stoke-on-Trent to Preston by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Stoke-on-Trent to Preston by train
Fast trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Preston take around 1 hour and 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 90 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stoke-on-Trent and Preston.
1. Are there direct trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Preston?
Journeys between Stoke-on-Trent and Preston usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 55 departures on the route from Stoke-on-Trent to Preston 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 48 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Stoke-on-Trent to Preston?
The Stoke-on-Trent to Preston train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Stoke-on-Trent to Preston train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Stoke-on-Trent around 06:07 and the last train is around 23:08.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Stoke-on-Trent around 06:08, and the last at 21:47.
What's the Stoke-on-Trent to Preston train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Preston are $12.09.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $12 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $16. 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 Stoke-on-Trent to Preston train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
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Which train companies operate between Stoke-on-Trent and Preston?
More than one train company operates on the route from Stoke-on-Trent to Preston, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- London Midland
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Preston to Stoke-on-Trent by train