Duration 33 min
Distance 20.4 miles
Average price £9
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Accrington and Preston takes 33 min and the fastest train takes 25 min. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Accrington to Preston. 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. Preston
40 min
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£7 - £13

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Accrington and arriving at Preston. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between Accrington and Preston is 14 miles. The road distance is 20.4 miles.

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

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

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What companies run services between Accrington and Preston?

Northern Rail operates a train from Accrington to Preston hourly. Tickets cost £7 - £13 and the journey takes 40 min.
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