Trains from

Preston (Lancs) to Swansea

  1. expected to depart at 
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4
    22:39
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4
    23:26
    Crewe
    Platform 5
    04:59
    Crewe
    Platform 7 estimated
    06:10
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 6B estimated
    06:42
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11B estimated
    07:54
    Bristol Parkway
    Platform 2 estimated
    08:10
    Bristol Parkway
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:48
    Swansea
    Platform 2 estimated
    Swansea
    Platform 2 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  2. expected to depart at 
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4
    22:45
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4
    23:24
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    23:38
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 5 estimated
    00:34
    Crewe
    Platform 1 estimated
    04:59
    Crewe
    Platform 7 estimated
    06:10
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 6B estimated
    06:42
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11B estimated
    07:54
    Bristol Parkway
    Platform 2 estimated
    08:10
    Bristol Parkway
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:48
    Swansea
    Platform 2 estimated
    Swansea
    Platform 2 estimated
    4 changes
    Peak
  3. on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 2 estimated
    03:57
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 2 estimated
    04:46
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    05:11
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 6 estimated
    05:43
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    05:58
    Crewe
    Platform 11 estimated
    09:56
    Swansea
    Platform 3 estimated
    Swansea
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  4. on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    05:33
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:47
    Tamworth
    07:01
    Tamworth
    Platform 4 estimated
    09:29
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3B estimated
    09:52
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    10:45
    Swansea
    Platform 2 estimated
    Swansea
    Platform 2 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  5. on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:00
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:42
    Crewe
    Platform 11 estimated
    07:08
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    10:55
    Swansea
    Platform 3 estimated
    Swansea
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  6. on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:17
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:57
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    08:09
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    11:33
    Swansea
    Platform 1 estimated
    Swansea
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  7. on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:17
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:57
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    09:08
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    12:35
    Swansea
    Platform 1 estimated
    Swansea
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  8. on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    09:17
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    09:57
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    10:08
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    13:34
    Swansea
    Platform 3 estimated
    Swansea
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  9. Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    10:17
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    10:57
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    11:08
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    14:35
    Swansea
    Platform 3 estimated
    Swansea
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  10. Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    11:18
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    11:57
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    12:08
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    15:35
    Swansea
    Platform 1 estimated
    Swansea
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak

Journey information from Preston (Lancs) to Swansea

  • Train Fares from: £24
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1 to 3
  • How long does it take to travel from Preston (Lancs) to Swansea by train?

    The average journey time between Preston (Lancs) and Swansea is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 27 trains per day travelling from Preston (Lancs) to Swansea. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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

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

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

    The distance between Preston (Lancs) and Swansea is 156 miles.

    Distance: 156 miles
  • What time is the first train from Preston (Lancs) to Swansea?

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

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

    The last train from Preston (Lancs) to Swansea 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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