Duration 23 min
Distance 10.8 miles
Average price £5
Frequency 21/day

Trip overview

The average train between Accrington and Nelson takes 23 min and the fastest train takes 19 min. There is a train service every few hours from Accrington to Nelson. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Accrington
  2. Nelson
24 min
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£3 - £6

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Accrington and arriving at Nelson. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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The distance between Accrington and Nelson is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.8 miles.

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Accrington to Nelson train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Accrington station.

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Accrington to Nelson train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Nelson station.

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What companies run services between Accrington and Nelson?

Northern Rail operates a train from Accrington to Nelson hourly. Tickets cost £3 - £6 and the journey takes 24 min.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
£3 - £6

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