Duration 10h 15m
Distance 332.6 miles
Average price £190
Frequency 5/day

Trip overview

The average train between Preston and Cornwall takes 10h 15m and the fastest train takes 6h 59m. The train service runs several times per day from Preston to Cornwall. 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. Birmingham New Street
  3. Plymouth
  4. Cornwall
8h 43m
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£140 - £236

Preston to Cornwall train times

Trains run five times a day between Preston and Cornwall. The service departs Preston at 19:20 in the evening, which arrives into Cornwall at 16:45. All services require a transfer, and take on average 10h 15m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Preston to Cornwall? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Preston to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Preston and arriving at Luxulyan via Birmingham New Street, Plymouth and Par. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 43m.

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The distance between Preston and Cornwall is 248 miles. The road distance is 332.6 miles.

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Preston to Cornwall train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Preston station.

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Preston to Cornwall train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Par station.

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There are 2434+ hotels available in Cornwall. Prices start at £57 per night.

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You can take a train from Preston to Cornwall via Birmingham New Street, Plymouth, and Par in around 8h 43m.
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