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Duration 3h 10m
Distance 125.9 miles
Average price £69
Frequency 21/day

Trip overview

The average train between Newcastle upon Tyne and Preston takes 3h 10m and the fastest train takes 2h 32m. There is a train service every few hours from Newcastle upon Tyne 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.

Train

  1. Newcastle
  2. Carlisle
  3. Preston
2h 49m
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£53 - £158

Newcastle upon Tyne to Preston train times

Trains run hourly between Newcastle upon Tyne and Preston. The earliest departure is at 14:23 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Newcastle upon Tyne is at 18:23 which arrives into Preston at 21:19. All services require a transfer at Carlisle and take an average of 3h 10m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Preston. However, there are services departing from Newcastle and arriving at Preston via Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 49m.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Preston is 95 miles. The road distance is 125.9 miles.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Preston train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Newcastle station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Preston train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Preston station.

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What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne and Preston?

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Preston via Carlisle in around 2h 49m.
Train operators
Northern Rail
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£23 - £29
Anytime Day 1st Class
£28 - £40
Train from Carlisle to Preston
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £60

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