Trains from Preston to Newcastle: Journey Details
Passengers taking the train from Preston to Newcastle will find that they have to make one or two changes, due to there being no direct service. Some services have only one change, and other have two. Changes can be made in Carlisle, York or Manchester, or Leeds. The first train from Preston to Newcastle leaves in the early hours of the morning on weekdays and Saturdays, slightly later on Sundays. There are between one and two trains per hour until the last train in the evening, which takes much longer than usual at just over five hours. The normal journey time is between three and four hours. Services are operated by Transpennine Express, Virgin Trains East Coast and Northern Rail.
Return journeys for trains from Newcastle to Preston are also available.
Taking the Train from Preston
Preston is a city in Lancashire in the north west of England. Preston station has four bus stops nearby, as well as a taxi rank, making getting to the station easy. It is possible to reach Preston station by bus from Moss Side, Preston city centre and Southport.
Getting into Newcastle Upon Tyne by Train
Newcastle Upon Tyne is a key city in the north east of England, close to the North Sea. Passengers arriving into Newcastle station will find taxis waiting on the rank, a Metro station, and fifteen bus stops to enable onward travel to nearby attractions and other cities and towns.