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  1. on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    05:33
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:51
    Tamworth
    07:08
    Tamworth
    Platform 3 estimated
    08:13
    Nottingham
    Platform 5 estimated
    Nottingham
    Platform 5 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  2. Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 5 estimated
    06:47
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 5 estimated
    07:24
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    07:42
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    09:27
    Nottingham
    Platform 1B estimated
    Nottingham
    Platform 1B estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  3. Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:20
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:58
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    08:16
    Crewe
    Platform 7 estimated
    08:59
    Tamworth
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:08
    Tamworth
    Platform 3 estimated
    10:03
    Nottingham
    Platform 7 estimated
    Nottingham
    Platform 7 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  4. on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:47
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:28
    Manchester Oxford Road
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:38
    Manchester Oxford Road
    Platform 4 estimated
    10:27
    Nottingham
    Platform 1B estimated
    Nottingham
    Platform 1B estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  5. Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 5 estimated
    08:48
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 5 estimated
    09:24
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    09:43
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    11:26
    Nottingham
    Platform 1B estimated
    Nottingham
    Platform 1B estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  6. Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3 estimated
    09:18
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3 estimated
    09:57
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    10:07
    Crewe
    Platform 3 estimated
    11:22
    Derby
    Platform 3B estimated
    11:40
    Derby
    Platform 4A estimated
    12:07
    Nottingham
    Platform 1B estimated
    Nottingham
    Platform 1B estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  7. Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3 estimated
    09:18
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3 estimated
    09:39
    Warrington Bank Quay
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:39
    Warrington Bank Quay
    10:18
    Warrington Central
    10:18
    Warrington Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    12:29
    Nottingham
    Platform 1B estimated
    Nottingham
    Platform 1B estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  8. Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6 estimated
    10:48
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6 estimated
    11:24
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    11:42
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    13:27
    Nottingham
    Platform 3B estimated
    Nottingham
    Platform 3B estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  9. Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 5 estimated
    11:17
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 5 estimated
    11:57
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    12:07
    Crewe
    Platform 3 estimated
    13:26
    Derby
    Platform 3B estimated
    13:40
    Derby
    Platform 4A estimated
    14:03
    Nottingham
    Platform 6A estimated
    Nottingham
    Platform 6A estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  10. Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6 estimated
    14:48
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6 estimated
    15:24
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    15:42
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    17:27
    Nottingham
    Platform 3B estimated
    Nottingham
    Platform 3B estimated
    1 change
    Peak

Journey information from Preston (Lancs) to Nottingham

  • Train Fares from: £9.50
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1 to 4
  • How long does it take to travel from Preston (Lancs) to Nottingham by train?

    The average journey time between Preston (Lancs) and Nottingham is . On an average weekday, there are 57 trains travelling from Preston (Lancs) to Nottingham. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Preston (Lancs) to Nottingham by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Preston (Lancs) to Nottingham cost?

    Train tickets from Preston (Lancs) to Nottingham can start from as little as £9.50 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Preston (Lancs) to Nottingham?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Preston (Lancs) to Nottingham without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Preston (Lancs) to Nottingham.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Preston (Lancs) and Nottingham?

    The distance between Preston (Lancs) and Nottingham is 85 miles.

    Distance: 85 miles
  • What time is the first train from Preston (Lancs) to Nottingham?

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

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

    The last train from Preston (Lancs) to Nottingham 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.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Preston (Lancs) to Nottingham timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Preston (Lancs) to Nottingham for Tuesday 7th Jul 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
05:3308:132h 40m, 1 change
06:4709:272h 40m, 1 change
07:2010:032h 43m, 2 changes
07:4710:272h 40m, 1 change
08:4811:262h 38m, 1 change
09:1812:072h 49m, 2 changes
09:1812:293h 11m, 2 changes
10:4813:272h 39m, 1 change
11:1714:032h 46m, 2 changes
14:4817:272h 39m, 1 change

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Nottingham to Preston (Lancs).

How to find cheap train tickets from Preston (Lancs) to Nottingham

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**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
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