Preston to Slough by train

  • First train
    05:33
  • Last train
    00:57
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 8m
  • Distance
    288 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    23
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 58m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Preston to Slough by train

Fast trains from Preston to Slough take around 3 hours and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 288 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Slough.

1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Slough?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Preston to Slough 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 22 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Preston to Slough?

The Preston to Slough train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Preston to Slough train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Slough is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 05:33 and the last train is around 00:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Preston around 04:02, and the last at 00:57.

When to book Preston to Slough 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 Slough by train.

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Which train companies operate between Preston and Slough?

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

  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • 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

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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.

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