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Best price £ 15.22
Journey duration 1 h 38 min
Connections per day 41
First departure 06:09
Last departure 23:19
Distance 28.6 mi

Traveling from Birkenhead to Preston with Virail

Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Birkenhead to Preston. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Birkenhead to Preston?

When you're traveling from Birkenhead to Preston, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £ 15.63. You might be able to find prices as low as £ 15.22, 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 Birkenhead to Preston

How long does it take to get from Birkenhead to Preston by train?

The journey between Birkenhead and Preston by train usually takes 1 h 38 min to cover a distance of 28.6 mi. The shortest journey from Birkenhead to Preston will take you 1 h 9 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Preston quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do the first and last departures from Birkenhead to Preston leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Birkenhead at 06:09, and the last departure will leave at 23:19. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Birkenhead to Preston can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations can I use to travel from Birkenhead to Preston?

You will be able to leave Birkenhead by using stations such as Birkenhead North [ BKN ] and Birkenhead Central [ BKC ]. These connect you to stations including Preston (Lancs) [ PRE ] in Preston. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Birkenhead or in Preston, for your convenience while traveling.

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

If you want to get from Birkenhead to Preston, you can travel with providers such as Nationalrail. You will find a maximum number of 41 departures per day. On average, there are 41 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are direct journeys between Birkenhead and Preston. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 41 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.