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Duration 3h 50m
Distance 236.5 miles
Average price £204
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Beckton and Preston takes 3h 50m and the fastest train takes 3h 3m. There is an hourly train service from Beckton 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. London Euston
  2. Preston
3h 26m
£78 - £278

Beckton to Preston train times

Trains run hourly between Beckton and Preston. The earliest departure is at 12:06 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Beckton is at 23:26 which arrives into Preston at 08:13. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 50m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Sunday, May 16, 2021

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Beckton station to Preston. However, there are services departing from Beckton DLR Station and arriving at Preston via Tower Hill station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 26m.

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The distance between Beckton and Preston is 195 miles. The road distance is 236.5 miles.

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Beckton to Preston train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from London Euston station.

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Beckton to Preston train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Preston station.

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There are 1020+ hotels available in Preston. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Beckton and Preston?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from London Euston to Preston hourly. Tickets cost £75 - £270 and the journey takes 2h 8m.

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