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Exeter to Preston by train
Fastest journey4hr 24m
Trains per day30
Avg. journey time7hr 18m
Travelling from Exeter to Preston by train
Fast trains from Exeter to Preston take around 4 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 342 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Exeter and Preston.
1. Are there direct trains from Exeter to Preston?
Journeys between Exeter and Preston usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Exeter 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 35 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Exeter to Preston?
The Exeter to Preston train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Exeter to Preston train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Exeter around 06:24 and the last train is around 00:59. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Exeter around 06:23, and the last at 21:02.
What's the Exeter to Preston train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Exeter to Preston are $51.63.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $54 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $85. 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 Exeter 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 Exeter to Preston by train.
Which train companies operate between Exeter and Preston?
More than one train company operates on the route from Exeter to Preston, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- 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.
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