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Preston to Grimsby by train

  • First train
    04:02
  • Last train
    00:57
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 24m
  • Distance
    174 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    41
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 5m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Preston to Grimsby by train

Fast trains from Preston to Grimsby take around 3 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 174 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Grimsby.

1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Grimsby?

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

We usually find around 37 departures on the route from Preston to Grimsby 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 48 departures.

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

The Preston to Grimsby train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Grimsby 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 Grimsby 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 Grimsby by train.

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Which train companies operate between Preston and Grimsby?

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

  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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

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.