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Preston to Gravesend by train

  • First train
    05:33
  • Last train
    00:57
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 9m
  • Distance
    331 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    23
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 34m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Preston to Gravesend by train

Fast trains from Preston to Gravesend take around 3 hours and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 331 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Gravesend.

1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Gravesend?

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

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Preston to Gravesend 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 21 departures.

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

The Preston to Gravesend train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Gravesend 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 06:57, and the last at 20:17.

When to book Preston to Gravesend 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 Gravesend by train.

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Which train companies operate between Preston and Gravesend?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • London Underground
  • Southeastern
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Gravesend to Preston by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

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.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.