Header background
  • One-way
  • Round-trip

Search accommodation with Booking.com

Trains Birmingham to Preston: Times, Prices and Tickets

Starting from
£ 28.70
flixbus
trenitalia
ouisncf
deutsche-bahn
blablacar
kayak

Find the cheapest ticket for your trip

By Train

Today

Discover
By Train

Tomorrow

Discover
By Train

2 Days

Discover
Rentalcars.com

Find cheap car hire in Preston

Discover

Your journey from Birmingham to Preston with Virail

Do you know the best way to get from Birmingham to Preston? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Birmingham to Preston?

When you're traveling from Birmingham to Preston, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £ 41,895.76. You might be able to find prices as low as £ 28.70, 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.

Birmingham to Preston by train

Best price £ 28.70
Journey duration 48 min
Connections per day 37
First departure 07:02
Last departure 22:31
Distance 95 mi

Route Summary by Train

Connections
37
Carriers
5
Minimum price
£ 28.70
Maximum price
£ 45,947.38

Birmingham - Preston

Monthly
Cheapest

Best prices for the month

Cheapest tickets for

By Train

£ 45,895.63

Date
Tuesday, January 11th 2022
Cross Country-logo
Wolverhampton - Birmingham New Street
18:42 - 18:58
Cross Country
16min
CO2: 5.51kg
By Bus

£ 25.13

Date
Tuesday, January 11th 2022
National Express-logo
Birmingham Coach Station - Preston Coach Station
23:00 - 02:25
National Express
3h 25min
CO2: 4.89kg
Cheapest
West midlands railway-logo
West midlands railway
direct
Duration: 19 min
Sutton Coldfield - Birmingham New Street
14:41 - 15:00
£ 45,895.63
West midlands railway-logo
West midlands railway
direct
Duration: 22 min
Sutton Coldfield - Lichfield Trent Valley
14:44 - 15:06
£ 45,895.63
Avanti West Coast-logo
Avanti West Coast
direct
Duration: 1 h 36 min
Birmingham New Street - Preston
15:15 - 16:51
£ 45,895.63
West midlands railway-logo
West midlands railway
direct
Duration: 35 min
Lichfield Trent Valley - Crewe
15:17 - 15:52
£ 45,895.63
Avanti West Coast-logo
Avanti West Coast
direct
Duration: 42 min
Crewe - Preston
16:09 - 16:51
£ 45,895.63
Avanti West Coast-logo
Avanti West Coast
direct
Duration: 1 h 17 min
Preston - Wolverhampton
17:17 - 18:34
£ 45,895.63
Avanti West Coast-logo
Avanti West Coast
direct
Duration: 1 h 48 min
Preston - Birmingham New Street
17:17 - 19:05
£ 45,895.63

How long does the journey from Birmingham to Preston take by train?

The journey from Birmingham to Preston covers a distance of 95 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 48 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 6 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Birmingham to Preston faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the first and last departures from Birmingham to Preston?

The first daily departure from Birmingham to Preston leaves at 07:02, while the last journey of the day sets out at 22:31. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Birmingham and Preston. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

Which stations can I use on the Birmingham to Preston route?

You can depart from Birmingham at stations such as Birmingham New Street, Birmingham New Street [ BHM ], Бирмингем New Street, Престон, Manchester Piccadilly, Ширли, Личфилд Trent Valley, Smethwick Galton Bridge, Кру and Lostock Hall. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Preston at the following stations: Preston (Lancs), Preston (Lancs) [ PRE ], Manchester Piccadilly, Crewe, Lostock Hall, Preston, Smethwick Galton Bridge, Birmingham New Street, Lichfield Trent Valley and Shirley. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Birmingham and Preston. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many daily journeys are there from Birmingham to Preston?

If you want to get from Birmingham to Preston, you can travel with providers such as Nationalrail, Avanti West Coast, Cross country, Northern rail and West midlands railway. You will find a maximum number of 93 departures per day. On average, there are 37 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 32 direct journeys between Birmingham and Preston. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 5 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.

Close

Get free deals and discounts
when you sign-up

  • Omio 10% cashback

  • Booking.com 2% cashback

  • Rentalcars.com 10% off

  • Exclusive access to special promotions and deals

Offer expires in
2
Days
:
14
Hours
:
35
Minutes
:
33
Seconds
150 joined today

By signing up, you agree to our terms and conditions, You can find more information in our Imprint

We're subscribing you...

Thank you!
We have added your email to the
signup queue.

Something went wrong!

An error occurred when you're subscribing to our deals. Please try again in a minute.

Close
Logo
authentication

Sign in or create an account

Sign in to Virail to get exclusive travel deals

By signing up, you agree to our terms and conditions, You can find more information in our Imprint

Sign in to Virail to get exclusive travel deals
Close

Deals

Booking.com

2% cashback