Preston to Braintree train

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Overview: Train from Preston to Braintree

distanceDistance188 miles
frequencyTrain frequency15 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 15 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast, TransPennine Express Service or Northern Rail

Trains from Preston to Braintree cover the 188 miles long route taking on average 4 h 36 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express Service or Northern Rail. Normally, there are 15 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Preston and arrive in Braintree.

Train companies: First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) trains Preston to Braintree

Travel to Braintree from Preston on First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) trains with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Northern Rail (3)
First TransPennine Express 3

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train providers in the United Kingdom. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys from Preston to Braintree. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Train information from Preston to Braintree with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 4 h 55 min
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 1 a day

Find cheap tickets for First TransPennine Express 3 trains to Braintree from Preston on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Preston to Braintree train timetable from First TransPennine Express 3, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 188 miles (303 km) route from Preston to Braintree, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains between Preston and Braintree in the Omio app, you can check to see if the First TransPennine Express 3 trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the First TransPennine Express 3 train timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Braintree from Preston and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train between Preston and Braintree with First TransPennine Express 3!

Train information from Preston to Braintree with First TransPennine Express 3:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 24 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Preston to Braintree

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FAQs
The distance between Preston and Braintree by train is approximately 188 miles.
The train time from Preston to Braintree is on average 4 h 36 min  for the 188 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go between Preston and Braintree by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Preston   and arrive in Braintree.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Preston, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Braintree, located 0.6 miles (958 m) away from the city centre.

For the best Preston to Braintree train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express Service or Northern Rail. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Braintree from Preston to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there are 15 trains a day from Preston to Braintree. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Preston
Braintree
The major railway station for departures from Preston is Preston. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Preston for your trip to Braintree from Preston.

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