Duration 3h 58m
Distance 248.6 miles
Average price £223
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Rayleigh and Preston takes 3h 58m and the fastest train takes 3h 19m. There is an hourly train service from Rayleigh 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 • 3h 27m

  1. Rayleigh
  2. London Euston
  3. Preston
3h 27m
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Rayleigh to Preston train times

Trains run hourly between Rayleigh and Preston. The earliest departure is at 07:06 in the morning, and the last departure from Rayleigh is at 19:06 which arrives into Preston at 23:16. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 58m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Want to know about travelling from Rayleigh to Preston? 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 Rayleigh to Preston. However, there are services departing from Rayleigh and arriving at Preston via Liverpool Street station, Moorgate station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 27m.

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The distance between Rayleigh and Preston is 206 miles. The road distance is 248.6 miles.

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Rayleigh to Preston train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Rayleigh station.

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Rayleigh to Preston train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Preston station.

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