Duration 4h 33m
Distance 155.3 miles
Average price £110
Frequency 4/day

Trip overview

The average train between Preston and Cotswolds takes 4h 33m and the fastest train takes 3h 22m. The train service runs several times per day from Preston to Cotswolds. 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. Worcestershire Parkway
  4. Cotswolds
4h 54m
£73 - £193

Preston to Cotswolds train times

Trains run four times a day between Preston and Cotswolds. The earliest departure is at 08:17 in the morning, and the last departure from Preston is at 21:17 which arrives into Cotswolds at 09:20. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 33m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Preston to Cotswolds? 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 Cotswolds. However, there are services departing from Preston and arriving at Moreton-in-Marsh via Birmingham New Street and Worcestershire Parkway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 54m.

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The distance between Preston and Cotswolds is 130 miles. The road distance is 155.3 miles.

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

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Preston to Cotswolds train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Moreton-in-Marsh station.

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There are 842+ hotels available in Cotswolds. Prices start at £75 per night.

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