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Preston to Rotherham by train

  • First train
    05:37
  • Last train
    21:05
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 14m
  • Distance
    96 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    37
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 46m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Preston to Rotherham by train

Fast trains from Preston to Rotherham take around 2 hours and 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 96 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Rotherham.

1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Rotherham?

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

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Preston to Rotherham 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 42 departures.

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

The Preston to Rotherham train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Rotherham is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 05:37 and the last train is around 21:05. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Preston around 06:17, and the last at 22:05.

When to book Preston to Rotherham 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 Rotherham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Preston and Rotherham?

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

  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • 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.

Rotherham 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.