Preston to Bristol by train
Travelling from Preston to Bristol by train
Fast trains from Preston to Bristol take around 3 hours and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 250 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Bristol.
1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Bristol?
Journeys between Preston and Bristol usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Preston to Bristol 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 32 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Preston to Bristol?
The Preston to Bristol train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 2 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Preston to Bristol train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Bristol is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 04:02 and the last train is around 00:57.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Preston to Bristol train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Preston to Bristol are $53.27.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $53 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $57. 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 Preston to Bristol 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 Bristol by train.
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Which train companies operate between Preston and Bristol?
More than one train company operates on the route from Preston to Bristol, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First TransPennine Express
- Great Western Railway
- 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.
Bristol to Preston by train