Preston to Ayr by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Preston to Ayr by train
Fast trains from Preston to Ayr take around 3 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 226 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Ayr.
1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Ayr?
Journeys between Preston and Ayr usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 39 departures on the route from Preston to Ayr 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 40 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Preston to Ayr?
The Preston to Ayr train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Preston to Ayr train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Ayr is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 05:40 and the last train is around 21:42.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Preston to Ayr train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Preston to Ayr are $17.14.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $19 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $17. 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 Ayr 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 Ayr by train.
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Which train companies operate between Preston and Ayr?
More than one train company operates on the route from Preston to Ayr, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First TransPennine Express
- 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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