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Duration 3h 44m
Distance 117.9 miles
Average price £64
Frequency 10/day

Trip overview

The average train between Preston and Chester-le-Street takes 3h 44m and the fastest train takes 3h 7m. The train service runs several times per day from Preston to Chester-le-Street. 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. Preston
  2. Leeds
  3. Chester-le-Street
3h 58m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£54 - £83

Preston to Chester-le-Street train times

Trains run every three hours between Preston and Chester-le-Street. The earliest departure is at 17:46 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Preston is at 21:44 which arrives into Chester-le-Street at 07:11. All services require a transfer at Leeds and take an average of 3h 44m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Preston to Chester-le-Street. However, there are services departing from Preston and arriving at Chester-le-Street via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 58m.

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The distance between Preston and Chester-le-Street is 89 miles. The road distance is 117.9 miles.

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Preston to Chester-le-Street train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Preston station.

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Preston to Chester-le-Street train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Chester-le-Street station.

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