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Nelson to Preston (Lancs)

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  1. expected to depart at 
    Nelson
    Platform 1
    on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 1
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  2. on time
    Nelson
    Platform 1
    on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3c estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  3. on time
    Nelson
    Platform 1
    on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3c estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  4. on time
    Nelson
    Platform 1
    on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3c estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  5. on time
    Nelson
    Platform 1
    on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3c estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  6. on time
    Nelson
    Platform 1
    22:29
    Nelson
    Platform 1
    22:54
    Accrington
    Platform 2
    23:20
    Accrington
    Platform 2
    23:46
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  7. on time
    Nelson
    Platform 1
    on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 1 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  8. Nelson
    07:56
    Nelson
    08:59
    Blackburn
    09:13
    Blackburn
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:30
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3c estimated
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3c estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  9. Nelson
    08:56
    Nelson
    09:59
    Blackburn
    10:09
    Blackburn
    Platform 4 estimated
    10:30
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 1 estimated
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  10. Nelson
    09:56
    Nelson
    10:59
    Blackburn
    11:13
    Blackburn
    Platform 2 estimated
    11:30
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3c estimated
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3c estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak

Journey information from Nelson to Preston (Lancs)

  • Train Fares from: £10.30
  • Fastest route:
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  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • How long does it take to travel from Nelson to Preston (Lancs) by train?

    The average journey time between Nelson and Preston (Lancs) is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 18 trains per day travelling from Nelson to Preston (Lancs). The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Nelson to Preston (Lancs)?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Nelson to Preston (Lancs) without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Nelson to Preston (Lancs).

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Nelson and Preston (Lancs)?

    The distance between Nelson and Preston (Lancs) is 21 miles.

    Distance: 21 miles
  • What time is the first train from Nelson to Preston (Lancs)?

    The first train from Nelson to Preston (Lancs) departs at .

    What time is the last train from Nelson to Preston (Lancs)?

    The last train from Nelson to Preston (Lancs) departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
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