|Journey time||From 2h 41m|
|Distance||95 miles (152 km)|
|Frequency||110 trains per day|
|Departure station||Preston (Lancs)|
|Train operators||CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway, Transport for Wales, Lumo|
If you want to know more about the journey from Preston (Lancs) to Newcastle by train, look no further!
The average journey time from Preston (Lancs) to Newcastle by train is 4 hours 59 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 2 hours 41 minutes. You'll usually find 110 trains per day travelling the 95 miles (152 km) between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change along the way to Newcastle. You'll be travelling with London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast or Lumo on your way to Newcastle, as these are the main rail operators on this route.
Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Preston (Lancs) to Newcastle start from £35.70 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices. Travelling Off-Peak or using a Railcard are also great ways to save.
Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Newcastle, including FAQs, and tips on booking cheap train tickets. Check the timetable above for live train times or if you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.
The average journey time by train between Preston (Lancs) and Newcastle is 4 hours and 59 minutes, with around 110 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Preston (Lancs) to Newcastle is 2 hours and 41 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Preston (Lancs) to Newcastle can start from as little as £35.70 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
No, there are no direct train services from Preston (Lancs) to Newcastle. Travelling from Preston (Lancs) to Newcastle by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Preston (Lancs) to Newcastle leaves at 03:57. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Preston (Lancs) to Newcastle leaves at 23:49. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Preston (Lancs) to Newcastle cover a distance of around 95 miles (152 km) during the journey.
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