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Duration 1h 13m
Distance 14.3 miles
Average price £9
Frequency 17/day

Trip overview

The average train between Darwen and Preston takes 1h 13m and the fastest train takes 40 min. There is a train service every few hours from Darwen 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. Blackburn
  2. Preston
54 min
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£7 - £13

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No, there is no direct train from Darwen to Preston. However, there are services departing from Darwen and arriving at Preston via Blackburn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between Darwen and Preston is 11 miles. The road distance is 14.3 miles.

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

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

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What companies run services between Darwen and Preston?

Northern Rail operates a train from Blackburn to Preston hourly. Tickets cost £4 - £8 and the journey takes 27 min.
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