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Bath to Preston by train
Fastest journey3hr 41m
Trains per day57
Avg. journey time4hr 51m
Travelling from Bath to Preston by train
Fast trains from Bath to Preston take around 3 hours and 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 266 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bath and Preston.
1. Are there direct trains from Bath to Preston?
Journeys between Bath and Preston usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 57 departures on the route from Bath to Preston 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 60 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Bath to Preston?
The Bath to Preston train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Bath to Preston train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Bath around 06:09 and the last train is around 23:03. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bath around 05:43, and the last at 22:46.
When to book Bath 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 Bath to Preston by train.
Which train companies operate between Bath and Preston?
More than one train company operates on the route from Bath to Preston, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Avanti West Coast
- First Great Western
- First TransPennine Express
- Great Western Railway
- Northern Rail
- South West Trains
- South Western Railway
- TransPennine Express
- Transport For Wales
- 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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