Winchester to Preston by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:19
  • Last train
    23:24
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 2m

Travelling from Winchester to Preston by train

Fast trains from Winchester to Preston take around 4 hours and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 314 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Winchester and Preston.

Are there direct trains from Winchester to Preston?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Winchester 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 26 departures.

How long is the train journey from Winchester to Preston?

The Winchester to Preston train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 2 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Winchester to Preston train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Winchester around 05:19 and the last train is around 23:24. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Winchester around 05:25, and the last at 23:23.

When to book Winchester 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 Winchester to Preston by train.

Which train companies operate between Winchester and Preston?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • 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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