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Best price 12.16 £
Journey duration 3 h 49 min
Connections per day 17
First departure 09:28
Last departure 23:31
Distance 140 km

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Walsall to Preston?

When you're traveling from Walsall to Preston, you can expect to pay an average of approximately 44.30 £. You might be able to find prices as low as 12.16 £, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Trains from Walsall to Preston

How long is the journey from Walsall to Preston by train?

The journey between Walsall and Preston runs for about 141 and usually takes approximately 3 h 49 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 2 h 20 min. If you are trying to get from Walsall to Preston as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

What time are the first and last departures from Walsall to Preston?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Walsall to Preston, which usually leaves at 09:28. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 23:31. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

What are the stations on the Walsall to Preston route?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Walsall from the following stations: Walsall [ WSL ]. Arriving at Preston, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Preston (Lancs) [ PRE ]. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Preston.

How many times a day do journeys run from Walsall to Preston?

The route from Walsall to Preston is served by providers including Nationalrail. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 17 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Walsall 17 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Walsall to Preston, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 17 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.