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Duration 1h 3m
Distance 29.9 miles
Average price £13
Frequency 16/day

Trip overview

The average train between Nelson and Preston takes 1h 3m and the fastest train takes 52 min. There is a train service every few hours from Nelson 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. Nelson
  2. Preston
1h 5m
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£11 - £19

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nelson and arriving at Preston. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 5m.

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The distance between Nelson and Preston is 21 miles. The road distance is 29.9 miles.

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

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

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What companies run services between Nelson and Preston?

Northern Rail operates a train from Nelson to Preston hourly. Tickets cost £11 - £19 and the journey takes 1h 5m.
Train operators
Northern Rail
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Estimated price
£11 - £19

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