Salford Central Rail Station to Preston Rail Station - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 2 hours 27 mins

Salford Central Rail Station to Preston Rail Station

Leave at 00:02 and arrive at 05:33
Journey time 05:31
You will need to make 6 changes

Start with Northern Rail to Manchester Victoria

  • Manchester Victoria Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Manchester City Centre, Corporation Street

  • Manchester City Centre, Corporation Street

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Express bus M11 to Manchester Airport, Manchester Airport The Station

  • Manchester Airport, Manchester Airport The Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Manchester Airport Rail Station

  • Manchester Airport Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for First TransPennine Express to Manchester Piccadilly

  • Manchester Piccadilly Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for First TransPennine Express to Preston

  • Preston Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Salford Central Rail Station to Preston Rail Station

Leave at 05:36 and arrive at 06:31
Journey time 55 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Northern Rail to Wigan Wallgate

  • Salford Crescent Rail Station
  • Wigan Wallgate Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Wigan North Western Rail Station

  • Wigan North Western Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Preston

  • Preston Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Salford Central Rail Station to Preston Rail Station

Leave at 05:57 and arrive at 06:54
Journey time 57 mins
You will need to make 2 changes

Start with Northern Rail to Salford Crescent

  • Salford Crescent Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Preston

  • Bolton Rail Station
  • Lostock Rail Station
  • Horwich Parkway Rail Station
  • Blackrod Rail Station
  • Adlington (Lancs) Rail Station
  • Chorley Rail Station
  • Buckshaw Parkway Rail Station
  • Leyland Rail Station
  • Preston Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time


Return journey: Preston Rail Station to Salford Central Rail Station


Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

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