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Journey details

Best price 7.64£
Journey duration 1 h 49 min
Connections per day 26
First departure: 07:15
Last departure: 23:09
Distance 153km

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With Virail you can find the best train connection from Birmingham to Preston , you just need to enter the date of your trip and we will find the best solution for you! On our platform you can also choose between a round-trip ticket or a one-way ticket and you can filter your results by price and departure. Once you chose the best ticket for your trip we will redirect you automatically to the provider’s website where you will be able to book and pay your ticket. Virail is a metasearch platform with customers from more than 30 countries. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and enables you to find the optimal travel solution, no matter your needs.

Trains from Birmingham to Preston: which companies can you travel with?

Virail finds offers from lots of rail companies in Europe and in the rest of the world. For example, it shows you the possible train connections from Birmingham to Preston offered by Nationalrail.

National Rail belongs to the Rail Delivery group, the British company managing passenger services. National Rail covers not only long and medium-distance routes, but also local networks, for instance part of the London underground.

What is the price of train tickets from Birmingham to Preston?

By booking in advance, you can find cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Preston from 8,50 £. However, train tickets for this route cost on average around 28,00 £.

Trains from Birmingham to Preston


When travelling by train, never forget to keep your ticket with you: make sure to print it out in advance or to download the mobile version if allowed.

For short distances like between Birmingham and Preston, busses and carpooling are good alternatives to the train, thanks to their low costs. Also, busses have the advantage of getting to the smallest towns where the is no train station.

What are the departure and arrival stations in Birmingham and Preston?

You can take the train to Preston at Birmingham New Street [ BHM ], which arrives at Preston (Lancs) [ PRE ].

What time do the trains to Preston leave and how long is the journey?

While the first train to Preston leaves at 07:03, the last one is scheduled for 21:03. The average duration of the journey is of 1 hour and 37 minutes, but the fastest trains can get you to Preston in 1 hour and 36 minutes.

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