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Travelling from Whitehaven to Preston by train

Fast trains from Whitehaven to Preston take around 2 hours and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 106 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Whitehaven and Preston.

Are there direct trains from Whitehaven to Preston?

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

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Whitehaven to Preston 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.

How long is the train journey from Whitehaven to Preston?

The Whitehaven to Preston train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Whitehaven to Preston train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Whitehaven around 06:18 and the last train is around 22:09. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Whitehaven around 06:18, and the last at 20:20.

When to book Whitehaven to Preston 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 Whitehaven to Preston by train.

Which train companies operate between Whitehaven and Preston?

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

  • 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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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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