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Preston to Paignton by train
Fastest journey5hr 5m
Trains per day17
Avg. journey time7hr 2m
Travelling from Preston to Paignton by train
Fast trains from Preston to Paignton take around 5 hours and 5 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 374 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Paignton.
1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Paignton?
Journeys between Preston and Paignton usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Preston to Paignton 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 19 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Preston to Paignton?
The Preston to Paignton train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 5 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Preston to Paignton train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Paignton is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 04:02 and the last train is around 22:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Preston around 04:02, and the last at 22:39.
When to book Preston to Paignton 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 Paignton by train.
Which train companies operate between Preston and Paignton?
More than one train company operates on the route from Preston to Paignton, 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
- 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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