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Preston to Gatwick Airport by train
Fastest journey3hr 20m
Trains per day34
Avg. journey time4hr 7m
Travelling from Preston to Gatwick Airport by train
Fast trains from Preston to Gatwick Airport take around 3 hours and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 337 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Gatwick Airport.
1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Gatwick Airport?
Journeys between Preston and Gatwick Airport usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Preston to Gatwick Airport 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 30 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Preston to Gatwick Airport?
The Preston to Gatwick Airport train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Preston to Gatwick Airport train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Gatwick Airport is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 04:02 and the last train is around 00:57. This is the same at the weekend.
When to book Preston to Gatwick Airport 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 Gatwick Airport by train.
Which train companies operate between Preston and Gatwick Airport?
More than one train company operates on the route from Preston to Gatwick Airport, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- Gatwick Express
- London Underground
- UK Rail Connections
- 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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